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Online dating scam strikes again

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    Today it has been revealed that a British mother of three lost £80,000 to a scam in which fraudsters posed as a US soldier on the Friends Reunited website. The victim lost her house in the scam after she fell in love with somebody she thought was a soldier serving in Iraq. The scammers convinced her of his authenticity with fake photos, instant messages and even phone calls. The US embassy has since warned internet users to be vigilant for suspicious activity when using dating sites, as this type of fraud is unfortunately becoming increasingly common.

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