Over the years I've had to help a number of people with fairly serious problems relating to online dating and romance scams.
In affairs of the heart people can be very far from logical or rational.
Sometimes, when things don't go the way the scammers like, they threaten violence.
Depending on what you've done with your online romance, you may now be held to ransom too.
If you spot a friend or relative participating in an online Romance Scam it can be very hard to have them see sense.
And, even if/when they do see sense, there's a good chance they'll slip back into bad habits.
The article below outlines a very practical way to help convince the victim that they are indeed being scammed and that they should break contact.