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People aged between 50-59 are the most likely victims accounting for a quarter of all frauds and losing just over £6 million.
Almost two thirds (64%) of all romance scams originated on dating sites, followed by social media (25%) and 10% via email.
They may have arranged to visit you, but need money to pay for the flight or visa.
Almost two thirds (62%) of all victims are aged between 40-69 accounting for £16 million of the total losses.Maria deposited the check and sent the money, but was soon contacted by her bank, which told her the check was bad and she had to repay the ,500.