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# romance fraud

Last week
19th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Man arrested as part of romance fraud investigation that has identified 15 potential victims
The investigation has so far identified 15 potential victims, who have been collectively defrauded of over €275,000.
This year
Almost €2 million was stolen from people last year through romance fraud, gardaí say
Gardaí are asking members of the public to be vigilant of romance fraud.
Last year
Three men sentenced for romance fraud that scammed woman out of €254,000
The woman gave her life savings to the scammers and spent her own money to fly to Dubai at their request.
Gardaí warn of increase in 'romance fraud' scams
From January to May of this year, 31 people reported the loss of a total €812,715.
Man arrested as gardaí carry out raids targeting romance fraudsters
Banking documents, a laptop and a phone were also seized during the operation.
All time
Man and woman arrested over €28k 'romance fraud'
A man was conned out of the cash on a dating website.
Gardaí warn public over 'romance fraud' after almost 200 cases reported last year
“If it sounds like it is too good to be true, it is probably not true,” Detective Chief Superintendent Pat Lordan said.
Three men due in court in connection with romance and investment fraud investigation
The men will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning at 10.30am.
Gardaí arrest three men in romance and investment fraud investigation
One victim was convinced to transfer large sums of cash having met fraudsters on a dating website.
Gardaí warn people about 'romance fraud' ahead of Valentine’s Day
In 2019, people in Ireland lost in excess of €1 million through such fraud.