Day Beware of ‘sweetheart’ scams this Valentine’s

Day Beware of ‘sweetheart’ scams this Valentine’s

NASHVILLE – With Valentine’s quickly approaching, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs reminds Tennesseans to be wary of ‘sweetheart’ scammers who claim to love you but, in reality, are only after your money day.

“Valentine’s Day is an occasion showing your family just how much you care, but inaddition it supplies the opportunity that is perfect unscrupulous people to make the most of naive customers with the use of emotion-provoking scam tactics,” stated TDCI Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “We urge customers to keep clear of deals that seem too advisable that you be real and people who ask for the money through online dating services.”

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