It begins on a dating app you use and trust, with a user located in your city. Not with emails out of nowhere or random DMs. Even the investment part makes you money at first, and you can withdraw and spend it, and check your portfolio any time you like. But then ... everything vanished, and you're left with a broken heart and an empty bank account.
Welcome to the latest, incredibly sophisticated dating scam. And what we can do to get it under control.
GUEST: Carlo Handy Charles, dual PhD Candidate, McMaster University and Université des Antilles; read his work here