Crypto catfishing: When online dating turns into Bitcoin scam


A new type of scam gaining popularity on online dating apps involves con artists convincing people to invest into cryptocurrencies through bogus websites that will swipe the victim's cash. — dpa

Cybercrime experts are warning about the rise of a new kind of scam threatening people who use online dating platforms like Tinder and Bumble.

It typically happens like this: Someone you've met online and been chatting to for weeks or months is dropping hints that they've made lots of money investing in a certain cryptocurrency.

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