Our story is about communications scamming, Specifically about a woman named Maria Grette. maria was a victim to an online dating scam. Her story has a happy ending, but this is not always the case.
Men and women worldwide fall victim to Facebook scams every year, with a reported 148,000 cases in 2015 just within the UK.
If you're not careful, you'll have a high risk of your identity being stolen. Scammers are creative, and will strike on any opportunity presented to them. In 2014 alone, 17.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (bjs).
In the event that you do fall victim to identity theft, make sure you keep a detailed record of all correspondence regarding the fraud and your efforts to repair it. act immediately and report the situation to your local law enforcement office and to the appropriate federal agency through the stop fraud website.