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Philadelphia Woman Loses $450K in “Pig Butchering” Romance Scam

Romance Scam

Most people are fairly familiar with the existence of romance scams. These often follow a typical pattern with someone professing their love for you before requesting money to help them with emergency weeks or months later. However, a new type of romance scam known as “pig butchering” is beginning to get more attention. Learn about …

Tinder to Add Video Selfie to Verification Process


Tinder Aims to Strengthen Verification with Video Selfies Dating apps have spent a lot of time in recent years taking steps to improve security. Many apps attempt this via a verification process, which typically involves the user submitting a photo. Tinder recently announced that efforts to verify users would expand from traditional selfie verification to …

Massachusetts Man Gets Sentenced to 4 Years in Online Dating Scam

Online Dating Scam

Man Steals Millions through Online Dating Scam; Sentenced to Prison A recent sentencing hearing in Boston federal court saw a Massachusetts man sentenced to four and a half years in prison for his role in coordinating an online dating scam that led to stealing over $8 million from hundreds of different victims. A look into …