Police and Crime Commissioner Darryl Preston is warning people to stay alert to dating scammers after new figures revealed romance fraud had cost victims more than £100k across the county – in just one month.
Speaking ahead of Valentine’s Day, Darryl said in January 2023 alone, 11 romance frauds had been reported in the county totalling a loss of some £104,850.
This is even higher than December’s figures which saw eight romance frauds reported, amounting to losses of almost £85,500.
You can read more here: The Police & Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire | PCC issues Valentine’s Day scam warning after romance fraudsters con daters out of £100k in one month (cambridgeshire-pcc.gov.uk).
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