Don’t swipe right: Crypto scams target dating app users, US watchdog warns. What to know

The BBB advises consumers against sending money and personal information to someone you’ve never seen or met in person. Until then, all conversations should stay on the dating app where you first met. — Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and scammers are out to break hearts — and wallets, a consumer watchdog group warns.

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to watch out for cryptocurrency scams targeting romantic hopefuls on Tinder and other dating apps. It’s the latest in a bag of tricks fraudsters are using to swindle online users in search of love.

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