‘Don’t keep it a secret’: Spike in romance & catfish scams, reports BBB

 ‘Don’t keep it a secret’: Spike in romance & catfish scams, reports BBB

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Romance and catfishing scams are on the rise, according to officials with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky.

Robyn Householder, BBB President and CEO, told News 2 of two romance scams already reported to them this week.

“One is both a romance scam and an imposter scam, because the fraudster is using the name and picture of a legitimate military gentleman that retired. Clearly, that’s not really who it is. The gentleman retired, I believe in 2011. But, he has just enough information…

Read full article at www.wate.com