SMS Scam

 

This scam uses fake emotions
and affection by the trickster

to con their victims of their money and savings.

 

Spot 

 

The scammer will contact the victim, most probably via a dating app, or social media (like Facebook) and try to establish a ‘love’ relationship.

 

Spot 

 

  • Once a strong ‘feeling’ develops, the scammer will start asking his victim for money for all sorts of reasons.
  • Among the reasons include helping his/her business grow, paying import tax before receiving an overseas gift, help pay for ‘medical’ expenses, pay for flight ticket and accommodationfor him/her to visit, pay ‘government tax’ for his/her non-existent inheritance, etc.

 

Prevent 

Be vigilant. DO NOT FALL for “the man/woman of your dreams” who most likely is a scammer! Avoid at all cost!

 

Always stay alert and be aware of the tricks used by scammers.

 

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