That can involve fake social media profiles as well as those on dating sites or apps.
Some red flags to watch for include someone professing their love before meeting in person, or claiming to be from the same town but working overseas, which may be a setup to ask for money later, the force said.
It seemed like an easy way to dive back into the dating pool after leaving a relationship.
"You always wonder what it's like on the other side and I lived it and found out," Roderique said.
"I wasn't expecting the difference to be that stark." Roderique suggests people of colour might find more success with dating offline, or on niche websites.
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