The Better Business Bureau hopes you don't go looking for love in some of the wrong places. Although Valentine's Day is still about a month away, there are scammers in cyberspace that are using the desire for a relationship to separate people from their money 365 days a year.

BBB Investigator Don O'Brien tells The Big Z the demographics of those caught up in romance scams shows males between the ages of 45 and 54 are most susceptible.

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Criminals posing as potential romantic “matches” may lead victims on for a while, then suddenly claim they’ve got big medical bills or some other emergency need for money.

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