Crimewatch Talks About Online Dating Scams

This video by Crimewatch is an in-depth look at online dating scams and exactly how they work. They start by providing some facts about scams then reenact a story of a person who was scammed. It’s a really well done piece that everyone who does online dating should watch. It’s important to be aware how online dating scams work and the lengths a scammer will go to in order to eventually get money from you. Scammers don’t usually ask for money right off the bat. They first woo you and get you to fall in love with the fake persona they set up. They’ll even have phone conversations to help build the relationship.

Crimewatch: Online Dating Scams