Valentine's Day will be here soon so we're talking about romance scams. Lots of people have profiles on dating apps to meet someone — maybe even more so in these virtual times. And many people have built successful relationships from an online start. But what if, instead of finding a potential partner, you find a scam?

Romance scams reached a record $304 million in losses reported to the FTC in 2020. That’s up about 50% from 2019.

So how can you spot a romance scam? Check out this video, and share it and what you learn. You might not need the info yourself, but you probably know someone who does.

Online Romance Scams Video


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