A great, short and sweet and to the point video about Romance Scammers from Homeland Security


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National Cyber Awareness System:  
Protect Against Romance Scams

08/27/2019 11:00 AM EDT


Original release date: August 27, 2019

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a short video to help users spot and defend against romance scams. In this type of fraud, cyber criminals gain the confidence of their victims and trick them into sending money. The video includes stories that romance scammers tell to online daters to get them to send money and offers tips for avoiding these scams. Use caution when online dating, and never send money or gifts to someone you have not met in person.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users to review FTC’s article on Romance Scams and NCCIC’s tip on Staying Safe on Social Networking Sites. If you think you have been a target of a romance scam, file a report with


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I got this from a coworker and wanted to share it here. The video is really good.

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