What are romance scams?
A romance scam happens when you are tricked into believing you have met your perfect match. The other person is a criminal with a fake profile, trying to form a relationship with you to gain your trust and persuade you to send them money.
If you think you have been targeted in a romance scam, you’re not alone. Often people feel ashamed or embarrassed about this type of a scam, but it’s important you let us know what has happened. Contact us immediately using the number on the back of your card.
Protect yourself and others, visit our fraud and security centre to find out more.