By Denise Montgomery. After a two-and-a-half-year investigation, the Department of Justice arrested fourteen people and indicted another sixty-six. Romance scams take advantage of our best impulses. They rely on our innate human desire to trust and connect. They turn generous, kind, loving, goodhearted impulses against us.
The rise in online dating sites, coupled with the onset of social distancing inhave helped make personal loneliness a target for virtual con artists.
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