Internet Romance Scams Be Warned

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an article addressing a rise
in reports of internet romance scams. In this type of fraud, cyber criminals
gain the confidence of their victims and trick them into sending money. Use
caution when online dating, and never send money or gifts to someone you have
not met in person.

The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC),
part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), encourages
users to review FTC’s article on
and NCCIC’s tip on Staying Safe on Social
Networking Sites
. If you think you have been a target of a romance scam,
file a report with