On 19 May 2017 Australian Scamwatch made a substantive post about National Consumer Fraud Week which being held 7 days before. Australian Scamwatch is an organization that provides an urgent help to people with spotting social media scams.
Each day the number of fraud victims increases and what is more those may suffer who use social media regularly. By this post we would like you to be warned about any possible danger caused by your interest within romance scam and virtual fraud. The case is that usually criminals use the internal users trust to social media and thereafter abuse them easily with imitating being real users who are searching for dating, trading online or any other useful services. All of that causes great money loss and unbelievable distress for poor soft marks and often it is very hard to reveal any crime without a report and to recover from such devastative crime.
You may find below some general tips that may be essential to protect yourself in future.