In the end, the money will be gone along with the person you thought you knew.
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If you give in, they’ll keep hooking you as long as you keep sending the money. This type of scam is especially insidious because the scammer is manipulating and abusing the victim’s emotions.
It’s a big red flag if they ask you to put the money on a prepaid debit card or to wire it to them directly because these are both untraceable and once the money is sent it cannot be recovered. It plays on the need we all have for love and companionship and many people fall victim every year.
Almost always, as the romance progresses, the scammer will eventually begin to ask you for money.