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castanet.net 14 May, 2022 18:15 am

B.C. woman warns others about attempted dating-site scam

B.C. woman warns others about attempted dating-site scam
A Victoria woman is warning others after a man spun a web of lies and tried to scam money from her when they connected on a dating site.

After contacting the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, Armstrong decided to speak out publicly because victims are often reluctant to say anything.8 million was lost to fraud in 2021, the anti-fraud centre said.To contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, go to: antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.Photo: DARREN STONE, TIMES COLONIST Cathy Armstrong says alarm bells started going off when she got a panicked call from a man she'd been speaking to after meeting on a dating site, saying he'd been detained by authorities in Berlin.

A Victoria woman is warning others after a man spun a web of lies and tried to scam money from her when they connected on a dating site.” It started when Armstrong, an executive director of a charity, posted her profile April 20 on a dating site and mentioned that she was widowed.

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