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Fall for the person, not the profile – Cambridgeshire woman who lost £100k shares her story as reports of romance fraud rise 26 per cent nationally




Police forces across the country are working together with partners to tackle romance fraud, with a combination of awareness raising and enforcement activity.

The multi-agency campaign, running throughout October, aims to raise awareness of romance fraud and provide clear protection advice to the public, following a 26 per cent rise in reports to Action Fraud in the last year.

Romance fraud, or dating fraud, occurs when someone thinks they’ve met the perfect partner online, but the person is using a fake profile to form a relationship.



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