Canadian dating scams

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But victims of these scams have reported losing thousands of dollars.

We know how it is to be a lonely guy looking for love.

Advance Fee Loan is the fourth most common type of fraud reported, with $1.1 million lost.

Remember that paying an up-front fee to get a loan is illegal in Canada and the US.

“Fraud has a devastating impact on individuals, families, businesses, and to the Canadian economy, which is why the RCMP believes that knowledge, awareness, and prevention are the best methods for protection,” says Inspector Allan Lai, Acting Officer in Charge of RCMP K Division Federal Policing for Southern Alberta.