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How to Spot a Romance Scam

Use AARP's Fraud Resource Center to learn how to protect yourself from heart-breaking loss

online dating safety tips

Stealing Hearts — and Cash 

Romance frauds increase as fraudsters look to profit off lonely people online


5 Signs You're a Target

Romance scammers are smooth operators and can take their sweet time setting their trap.

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Virtual Companionship Costs One Woman Everything

Listen to our podcast about how Tracy's online boyfriend scammed her for thousands of dollars

Taking Aim on Veterans’ Nest Eggs, Military veterans are frequently targeted by fraudsters.

Online Dating Scammers Pose as U.S. Military Personnel 

Be careful when scanning profiles: That 'officer' may be no gentleman


Learn how to spot and avoid common scams

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