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Not love, actually.

Valentine’s Day is this weekend, so it's a good time to remind you about romance scams. Lots of people have profiles on dating apps to meet someone — maybe even more so in these virtual times. And many people have built successful relationships from an online start. But what if, instead of finding a potential partner, you find a scam? 

Romance scams reached a record $304 million in losses reported to the FTC in 2020. That’s up about 50% from 2019.

So how can you spot a romance scam? Check out this video. You might not need the info yourself, but you probably know someone who does.