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FTC Warns of Online Dating Scams(2/4/2018)

A co-worker forwarded this email to me that she received.  She works in our cyber department and knows about my blog.  She thought I would be interested in this information.  Of course I said yes.  So I am sharing it with you.  Please share it with everyone you know.

Original release date: February 01, 2018

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an article addressing scams targeting online daters. In this type of fraud, cyber criminals target victims, gain their confidence, and trick them into sending money.

To stay safer online, review the FTC article on Online Dating Scams and the NCCIC/US-CERT tip on Staying Safe on Social Networking Sites. If you think you have been a victim of an online dating scam, report your experience to:

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