FBI sends warning that Valentine's Day scammers are out there

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OMAHA, Ne (FOX42KPTM) - With Valentine's Day just around the corner, the FBI has issued an alert to people to be on the lookout for romance scams.

According to the agency, scammers will often target older women, women who are divorced and widowed women on dating websites and services.

The FBI recommends if you're looking for love online to take the time to examine pictures, biographies and never rush to judgment.

If you've been the victim of a romance scam, you're urged to contact the police and make a report to the FBI.

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