ACCC said Australians have lost over $3 million in romantic scams

Updated July 10 2023 - 4:11pm, first published 1:00am

Cupid is losing his sheen as a romance scam originating in China known as pig-butchering is aiming to defraud online daters.

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Kerem Doruk


Kerem Doruk joined the Canberra Times in 2023. He covers local stories in the national capital. You can email story ideas or tips to Kerem at

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