Tags romance scams

The Justice Department is ramping up its crackdown on money mules

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

But cryptocurrency still poses a big challenge.

Months-long Interpol crackdown nets more than 1,000 online fraud arrests

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

The sting also intercepted $27 million in illicit funds.

Romance scammers exploit Apple's developer program to spread fake cryptocurrency apps

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

Swindlers have defrauded victims out of $1.4 million with the romance scam.

Houston man sentenced to 7 years for attempted $2 million romance scam

by Tim Starks • 6 months ago

The Nigerian national also must pay back nearly $900,000 to victims, a judge ordered.

Team of romance scammers defrauded US victims out of $2.5M since 2016, DOJ says

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

The suspects, who hail from Nigeria, Ghana and the U.S., used websites like Facebook and Google to find victims seeking friendship, companionship and love.

Someone is trying to catfish women by pretending to be Paul Nakasone

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

We're going to guess this isn't what the general means by "persistent engagement."