Protect Your Heart - and Your Wallet
In the past five years, people have lost a staggering $1.3 billion to romance scams, according to the Federal Trade Commission – including a record $547 million in 2021. That’s a nearly 80% increase from 2020, the agency said.
People 70 and older reported the highest individual median losses, at $9,000. Seldom is any of that money recovered. So, the best advice from the experts is to beware and be careful.