Cybersecurity Awareness: Romance Scams

Published: February 14, 2019

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently reported people lost $143 million to romance scams in 2018 – a higher total than for any other type of scam reported to the organization. According to a new FTC data spotlight, reports of romance scams are on the rise. 

Learn about romance scams and how you can avoid being a victim:

FTC Consumer Information: Romance scams will cost you.

Department of Homeland Security: Internet Romance Scams

Contact Mike Wilson at or 208.562.3193 with questions or for more information, and stay tuned for more tips and information on cybersecurity awareness in future issues of Bert’s Alerts.

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