Internet dating scam london

£39 million was lost last year by 3,889 UK victims of dating fraud, according to the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau.[1] Online dating victims are persuaded to part with large sums of money, on average almost £10,000[2] per victim.

Recently, a man killed himself after handing over thousands of pounds to a fake girlfriend.[3] Even very intelligent people have handed over hundreds of thousands. Outline of article: According to Whitty (2015)[4], there are five stages in the process of creating intimacy leading up to asking for money.

When she called police in Europe to ask about Donny Koch, she was told there is no such person.

Bank of America finally called her to say her withdraw patterns indicated she was being scammed.

The pack is available online and only costs a few dollars.

It includes love-letter templates, photos, videos and false identities.

He said he worked on an oil rig and needed money, so she started sending thousands of dollars.