Arizona is among the Top 10 most catfished states


A new study conducted by Techshielder finds that Arizona residents rank No. 9 when it comes to being catfished. Californians are most likely to be catfished in the U.S., according to the study.

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Finding love online can be difficult – especially if the person you trusted turns out not to be who they said they are. Interested to know where the catfish hotspots are, Techshielder analyszd international and domestic reports to find the place you are most likely to fall victim to a dating scam and the monetary loss per victim.

The table below highlights the states with the highest reports of dating scams:

The average amount of money reported lost by victims was calculated by dividing the overall money lost by the number of reports.

Catfishing scams also known as dating scams or romance scams, have seen a huge increase over the course of the pandemic. Fraudsters have not…

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