February 24, 2022
Scammers disguise themselves in many ways. One of those is by initiating a Romance Scam. This confidence trick involves the scammer creating a fake online identity, gaining their victim's trust, and then asking for money. Romance scams are rising lately with gift cards being one of the most requested payments from the scammer. Recently, the Federal Trade Commission has seen an increase in cryptocurrency usage as payment as well. Find out more about the rise in Romance Scams from the ABA Banking Journal.