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Romance Scammers Are Ready to Steal More Than Hearts Around Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day only a few days away, officials are warning about identity theft and cyber scams that leave hearts and bank accounts broken. Well-rehearsed criminals regularly search dating sites, apps, chat rooms and other social media networking sites attempting …

Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing $1.4M from Pennsylvania Employer

A man federal prosecutors say was victimized in an overseas, online romance scam has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for stealing more than $1.4 million from two Pittsburgh, Penn., area companies whose funds he controlled, according to officials. Jeffery Plimpton, …