Sep 19th, 2014
The number of people falling victim to fraudsters posing as singles on dating websites rose by more than a quarter between June and August, Action Fraud has told Moneywise.
The figures - exclusive to Moneywise - indicate that dating fraud is one of the fastest-growing scams in the UK.
In the three months to August, dating scams rose by 27.8% to 651 incidents, with online daters losing £9,589 on average.
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