romance fraud

  • Interpol: Criminals Increasingly Use AI, Crypto and Online Scams

    Robbing banks or jewelry stores is so passé these days. Instead of guns and balaclavas, criminals now use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cryptocurrencies combined with phishing and ransomware - low cost and quite effective methods to steal people’s money, Interpol claims in a new report.

  • Romance Scams Broke Hearts and Stole Millions from U.K. Victims

    British authorities have reported that people in the U.K. lost more than US$113 million last year in so-called "romance scams" – a type of scam where a perpetrator creates a fake identity, gains the victim's affection and trust and then empties his or her bank account.

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