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Cryptocurrency brings modern twist to online romance scams

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After making what he thought was a good match on a dating app, Steven Belcher from Denver lost $1.8 million of his life savings in a cryptocurrency scam. The FBI says it received more than 4,300 complaints last year about cryptocurrency romance scams with total losses of more than $429,000,000. The Justice Department’s new director of cryptocurrency enforcement says it’s now the preferred method of payment for a range of scams. 

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