15 Mar '11, 9pm

Watch out for the online 'boyfriend'

SINGAPORE - Some say it is better to have loved and lost than to not have loved at all. But 19 Singaporean women who lost both money and their hearts on dating websites might disagree. They had fallen prey to a resurgence of "Internet love scams", MediaCorp has learnt. Between October last year and January, the women - mostly from their late 20s to their 50s as well as a 73-year-old - were cheated of S$787,000 in total by their online "boyfriends", the police said. The men, mostly foreigners, befriended the women through dating or social networking sites such as be2.com, zoosk.com, tagged.com and wayn.com. After building a romance online with their victims, the fraudsters asked for money to be sent overseas for various reasons, such as being held at customs on their way to Singapore to meet the women. One woman in her 30s lost S$300,000 when she fell for the "marriage ruse...

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