Don’t let Romance Scammers fool you this Valentine’s Day – or any day!

Posted on 02/10/23

We may celebrate love and romance on Valentine’s Day, but sometimes it can make people feel lonely, vulnerable, and isolated. Many turn to popular dating sites looking for love, companionship, and connection. But instead of finding that special someone, they could meet a scammer just waiting for the chance to take advantage of them emotionally AND financially!

We recently met a victim of one such romance scam and she agreed to share her story. So before you sign up for a dating site, take a moment to watch this video and learn how to recognize these scams and protect yourself from fraud before it happens.

This story is provided by AARP California. Visit the AARP California page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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