Heartbroken and broke: Online dating scams have tripled, FBI reports | WBMA

Heartbroken and broke: Online dating scams have tripled, FBI reports | WBMA: Thousands of victims fall prey to "catfishing" and lose money to false online identities in the process. With Valentine’s Day coming up, ABC 33/40 is shining a light on the crimes that are taking place. With millions of people on the internet all the time, it makes sense that the internet would be a great place to find a mate... just make sure that person isn't trying to scam you.