According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a romance scam is when a new love interest says they love you, but they really just love your money—and may not be who they say they are.
Be on the lookout for these warning signs of a romance scam:
All of these signs could mean your new love interest is trying to steal your money. Don’t let it happen to you. Report in-person romance scams to local law enforcement, and report online romance scams to FTC.gov/complaint.