Despite efforts to screen her new beau for red flags, a Victoria woman didn’t find any until it was too late.As Kylie Stanton reports, the woman was brutally attacked and is now warning others about how dangerous online dating can be.This compares to a national average of 11 per 100,000, according to figures from anti-cyber crime centre Action Fraud over the past three years. Meanwhile, Surrey saw the most incidents of investment fraud, with 21 reports per 100,000 people, compared with an average of 13.The Dyfed-Powys area of Mid Wales had the most victims of computer repair fraud where cold callers offer to fix a non-existent glitch, with 193 reports per 100,000 people, compared with the general average of 140.This type of fraud was more commonly reported in areas with an older population, Which? Dyfed-Powys was also a hotspot for reported fake services fraud.This is where victims are conned into paying an upfront fee for services that did not exist, such as falsely offering to make a PPI claim.
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There were 134 reports per 100,000 people, compared with the national average of 95.
Residents in Northamptonshire were most likely to report being hit by online shopping and auction scams, reporting that a product sold online did not exist, arrive or match its description.