Article preview: With all forms of financial scam on the rise during the pandemic, one scam we don’t talk about often enough is the romance scam. With Valentine’s Day approaching, UK Finance is encouraging us to be vigilant and look out for friends or family who might fall victim to a romance scam. The data from UK Finance shows that there has been a 20% increase in bank transfer romance fraud between January and November 2020, compared to the same period a year earlier.
Don’t fall for romance fraud this Valentine’s Day
This 1,094-word blog post carries a warning from UK Finance about the rise in bank transfer romance scams, ahead of Valentine’s Day this year. Written on 10th February 2021.
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