rural areas increasingly becoming targets for dating scams in UK.

Devon and Cornwall have been revealed as new ‘romance fraud hotspots’.

dating apps like Tinder and hinge are mostly to blame for this fraud.

6% of all cases of romance fraud last year came from Devon and Cornwall.

London still on top with 23 % cases of romance fraud last year.

People over the age of 40 are more likely to be victims in this romance fraud.

Police revealed that one 70-year-old woman scammed out of £140,000 by a man on online relationship.

Online romance fraud is often executed by highly organized crime groups: police said