• romance scams Feb 27

    Mass. Man Conned 3 Women Out of $500,000 in Romance Scams, Feds Say

    A Massachusetts man told women he met at online dating sites fantastic stories about being involved in explosions on foreign oil rigs and needing money to get out of a French jail to scam them out of more than $500,000, federal prosecutors said. Kofi Osei was arrested Thursday and charged in Boston federal court with money laundering, making false statements…

  • FBI Feb 10

    FBI Warns About Romance Scams as Valentine's Day Approaches

    Swipe left on criminals! Scammers are preying on people looking for love. The FBI is warning about romance scams, which get more common as Valentine’s Day approaches. The FBI’s Boston division tallied up the numbers and more than $8 million was lost last year to romance scammers in Massachusetts; more than $820,000 in New Hampshire; more than $1.3 million in...

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