Are you familiar with romance scams? Have you ever heard of a romance scam called “Lonely Heart”? These scams often occur when scammers are attempting to financially exploit vulnerable people. There are many ways this scam can be accomplished, including by phone or online. The scammer earns the trust of the vulnerable senior through romantic manipulation and emotional deceit. Unfortunately, seniors are especially vulnerable to lonely heart frauds due to higher incidence of loneliness and social isolation.
Sadly, Valentine’s Day gives online criminals an even better opportunity to take advantage of