Beware the online pickpockets out to steal your wallet with your heart

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate the heart – and protect the wallet. Like many holidays, it’s also a feast day for many scammers. The Better Business Bureau just released a Valentine’s day themed public safety announcement specifically aimed at those who date online. Partnering with Western Union, it warned that among those special someones found online are fraudsters.

This is not the first time that Better Business Bureau has taken the time to advise US consumers to beware. “Ho Ho Hold on before sending money to people you haven’t met,” the bureau advised this past holiday season.

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