The Online Better Business Bureau of the US and Canada has a site for consumers that will aid you in making complaints against internet-based retailers and other businesses.
You can also search their database to see if a merchant has other complaints against them and whether they have been resolved or not.
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Simplified, each online dater that was scammed lost an average of ,900 last year.
Out of the hundreds of thousands of cases filed with the , only a small portion of victims went to the authorities.
Many of us have been victims of Internet-based scams and fraud attempts, but all too often, we don't end up reporting anything because we are either ashamed of ourselves for having fallen for a scam or we just think that there is just so much of it going on in the world that we figure it's pointless to try and do anything about it. There are organizations out there that want to help you.
The report also showed that lonely, middle-aged, and elderly people are at equal risk of being tricked by a romance scam.The 2011 Internet Crime Report consisted of 314,246 complaints last year.