Paying the price for love online

The search for love online has seen a local woman defrauded to the tune of £30,000.

Police have approached the News and Chronicle with details of a daring scam which lays bare the dangers of seeking a partner through internet dating which is not on the level.

The victim is a middle aged woman who lives in Castlecary but police believe she may not be the only target locally.

For more on this story, see this week’s paper.