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Looking for love online? Watch your wallet, FTC warns

In the online world where true identities are easily masked, it’s no longer enough to watch for signs your newest match actually works at a video store and lives with his mother or keeps multiple ferrets as pets.

They also might be trying to rip you off.

“Has an online love interest asked you for money? That’s a scam,” the Federal Trade Commission warns on its website.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the FTC and Better Business Bureau issued warnings to online love seekers to...

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