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Beware of 'Catfish' scams when dating online


A relationship scam starts simply.

Two people meet online, usually through a dating site. They email, trade pictures, talk on the phone, and soon they’re making plans to meet. But as the relationship takes root, things start to change – and not for the better. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) urges singles to watch out for the warning signs of “catfish” or romance scams.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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