Scammers are always lurking, and Valentine’s Day, the day to celebrate love, is no exception. With an increase in online dating, flower sales, and weekend getaway deals — there’re many ways to get cheated.
The Better Business Bureau Northwest is warning consumers about slick deals that could steal their identity, cost money, and break their heart.
The BBB Scam Tracker has reports of online dating sites that have tricked customers out of substantial amounts of money. In 2014 the Internet Crime Complaint Center received many complaints on online romance scams. The IC3 reports that women age of 40 and older are more susceptible to online dating scams.