Online Romance Fraud: the world of catfishing
Do you think that there sexy singles in your area, dying to meet you? Well, you might want to rethink that before you get stung. Online fraud around people seeking romance accounted for a mass $55m in stolen funds in 2015 — and that’s just what was reported. Nic spoke to Dr Cassandra Cross, a senior lecturer at Queensland University of Technology, about online romance fraud, and the risks of looking for love on the world wide web.