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Police figures show that 3,900 people reported being duped into parting with an average £10,000 last year through dating websites, with two thirds of victims women and one in four in their 50s.
The average time it takes for someone to start sending money to a fraudster is 30 days.
He says: ‘I tried to meet someone the conventional way by going out with friends, but got nowhere so I tried a dating website.’He soon stumbled across the profile of a woman called ‘Kerry’, who resembled someone he had known years before, who had moved to Canada.
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Romantics are preparing for Valentine’s Day on Tuesday but Cupid’s arrow has a costly outcome for an increasing number of single people searching for a soulmate.
The booming £12billion online dating market is proving rich fodder for fraudsters who regularly trawl websites to hoodwink thousands of victims out of millions of pounds every year.
He told her he needed to buy himself out of the army and asked for thousands of pounds. It was only when her sister became suspicious that she got in contact with the American Embassy to check his credentials.
Her sister told The Mail on Sunday: ‘Within 24 hours they confirmed he didn’t exist.
He even called the immigration number on her documents.