Becky Holmes Online Romance Fraud

Thursday 2 May 2024

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Online romance fraud is a problem across the globe. It causes financial and emotional devastation, yet many people refuse to take it seriously. This is the story of one woman’s determination to understand this growing phenomenon. Stratford’s Becky Holmes is the author of Keanu Reeves is not in Love with You, and creator of and voice behind the popular Twitter account @deathtospinach. Having been on the receiving end of an annoying number of direct messages from online romance scammers, Becky started to enjoy wasting their time and then publicly ‘outing’ their accounts. No other woman has had so many online romances – from Keanu Reeves to Brad Pitt to Prince William. ‘Fabulous. I read this in a single weekend.’ Jeremy Vine

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