Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

FIUTTs Advisory on Romance Scams/Frauds

The Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago (“the FIUTT”) has noted from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, an increase in Romance Scams/Fraud. The FIUTT has recorded Suspicious Transaction/Activity Report submissions with approximately 100 suspected Romance Scam/Fraud victims.  These  Suspicious Transaction/Activity Reports represent a loss of over TTD 2.3 million to vulnerable citizens in 18 months.