March 30, 2023 | Offences against a person
How many reports of romance fraud have been reported to the force so far this year? Please also provide figures for the years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.
By 'Romance Fraud', I mean the engineering of a supposed friendship or relationship for fraudulent, financial gain.
For the same period, please confirm the financial loss reported, broken down by each year.