IOVATION BLOG - Mar 10 - According to a recent Toronto Sun article, “Money scammers target online daters,” Durham Regional Police received several reports—all during the weeks following Valentine’s day—from women claiming they had been scammed by men they met online. In a recent Miami New Times article, “Tech Keeps Scammers Out of Your Heart and Wallet,” iovation reported the following statistics based on activity from the last 90 days alone:
* Over 67,000 instances of spam
* Over 30,000 scams and solicitations
* Over 13,000 member profiles misrepresented
* Over 5,000 cases of identity mining and phishing
The full article was originally published at iovation blog, but is no longer available.