What Is A Relationship Scam?

A relationship scam is a deceptive scheme where fraudsters exploit emotions to manipulate individuals for financial gain or personal advantage.

A relationship scam is a type of fraud in which scammers deceive individuals emotionally and financially by pretending to form a trust connection. These scammers exploit the trust and vulnerability of their victims, often through online dating platforms or social media. They build a false sense of connection or intimacy, gain the victim’s trust, and then manipulate them into providing money, gifts, or personal information. Relationship scams can cause significant financial and emotional harm, as victims may experience not only financial loss but also feelings of betrayal, heartbreak, and a loss of self-esteem. It is important to be cautious and aware of the signs of a relationship scam to protect oneself from falling victim to such deceptive tactics.

See below for how you can get professional trauma-informed support as a scam victim!

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