Looking for Love? Sweetheart Scam_Updated 2019
February 2019 | National Center on Elder Abuse and National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
Understand that there are scammers who are creating elaborate schemes and adopting false personas to develop “relationships” and extort some out of a combination of our homes, retirement, or life savings. Scammers attempt to convince their targets after swift attempts at gaining trust, that they are in love, often times targeting isolated or lonely individuals.