For Love or Money?

Are you speaking to someone online you've never met?
Do they make excuses for not meeting in person?
Are you sending them money?
Is their story not adding up?
Perhaps you've worreid about the true identity of a loved one's online partner?
Or, have you had your identity/photos stolen to dupe innocent people out of cash?

BBC Studios Factual is making an ambitious 'event' led new programme highlighting romance scams and how to protect yourself and your money when dating online.  It will be shown across 5 days in the daytime slot and continued with 4 further episodes at 7.30pm peak time. Exact dates have not yet been set for transmission, probably August or September this year.

They are currently looking for contributors to share their stories.  Contact them for a confidential chat, call or text 07892778942, or email

Contacting them will not oblige you to take part in the programme.