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BBB Warns: Valentine's Day Is For Scammers Too!


Feb 3, 2016 ... As February 14th approaches, we expect notes of love to arrive in our mailboxes. ... One common Valentine's Day scam directs the recipient to a fake ... and receive Valentine's Day gifts without being forced to correspond with ...

Valentine's Day warning: Australians lost nearly $23 million to dating ...


Feb 12, 2016 ... Jan Marshall lost $260000 to a romance scam artist. ... Valentine's Day warning: Australians lost nearly $23 million to dating scams in 2015, says ACCC .... "We hear people who borrow against their house and end up losing their ... sites and to help users recognise when they are being scammed," she said.

5 Valentine's Day Scams to Watch Out For | MONEY - Time


Feb 11, 2016 ... An easy way to protect yourself from this sort of scam is to order flowers ... We all know Valentine's Day can be an especially rough day for the ...

Valentine's Day for dummies - A Voice for Men


Feb 13, 2016 ... As part of Valentines Day observations this year we are ... It shows that beautiful human being you're lucky to be with that you, ..... be sucked in and conned by this fairly blatant form of commercialism known as Valentine's Day.

Avoid Pranks and Scams this Valentine's Day.html - Scambusters.org


As with any holiday, Valentine's Day has its fair share of urban legends, hoaxes, ... Chocolate Fondue: Using Your Imagination: Getting creative with chocolate ... Well, we're happy to report that it doesn't fit our definition of a scam since all the ...

Protect Your Heart (And Wallet) From These Valentine's Day Scams ...


Feb 11, 2016 ... It looks like portions of our site are being blocked! ... Protect Your Heart (And Wallet) From These Valentine's Day Scams ... We've covered some scams in the past, and our esteemed colleagues down the hall at ... The online romance scam: In which lonely hearts on the Internet find a potential love match on ...

Is Valentine's Day a Marketing Scam? - Studenomics


Valentine's Day is a marketing scam just like every other Hallmark holiday. ... reminding us not to take people we love for granted and giving us an excuse to make ... I'm the one always getting in trouble because I say “I don't care” and actually ...

Valentine's Day a score for romance scammers in Canada - CBC.ca


Feb 14, 2016 ... "Valentine's Day is like Christmas for scammers," said Suzanne ... She said she's investigated at least one romance scam per month in her 11 years in the business. ... "For 2015, we are looking at $16.9 million," he said, "672 victims of ... because his case is currently being investigat...

Have a Just Valentine's Day - Patheos


Feb 14, 2014 ... This Valentine's Day, support a better life for cocoa farmers by sharing your favorite Fair Trade .... This author suggests we're being conned.

Dakota Student : Valentine's Day just a Hallmark scam


Feb 13, 2014 ... Valentine's Day just a Hallmark scam ... We shouldn't feel the need to have a specific day of the year where we find the time to tell someone ... But that doesn't mean being indoors is any worse, because the Wellness C..

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It might not be you they're after | Consumer Information


Feb 12, 2014 ... We hear these stories all the time, and they tend to go a little like this: “I met this really nice ... So, in the lead-up to Valentine's Day, do us a favor: keep in mind that you want someone .... I am sick and tired of being conned.

Don't Fall for Online Dating Scams this Valentine's Day | Premier of ...


Feb 13, 2016 ... Victorians going online for love this Valentine's Day are being warned ... Consumer Affairs Minister Jane Garrett said Victorians were conned out of ... If you think you're being scammed, report it as soon as possible so we can ...

FBI — Beware of Online Dating Scams


Feb 14, 2012 ... But today, on Valentine's Day, we want to warn you that criminals use ... from being lured into an online dating scam, see the sidebar above.