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That can involve fake social media profiles as well as those on dating sites or apps.
Some red flags to watch for include someone professing their love before meeting in person, or claiming to be from the same town but working overseas, which may be a setup to ask for money later, the force said.
And even though the total number of victims is small compared with other scams, in the last three years they lost more money looking for love online than to any other type of fraud." data-reactid="24"According to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, online-dating fraud cost Canadians million last year.The mobile app has grown to be the third-most popular in the United States since launching in September 2012.A selection of guns seized from American visitors by the Canada Border Services Agency at the Coutts, Alta., border crossing are shown in this recent handout photo.Single Canadians: 14.2 million in 2014, according to Statistics Canada.Online dating: A 2011 Leger Marketing survey found 36 per cent of Canadians between the ages of 18 and 34 use online dating.