Barbra Attwood is a widow who is online looking for love. She lost her very wealthy husband, Earl, in 2015 but she feels the time is right to start dating.
You can catch up with the Barbra Attwood love story below.
Of course, it is worth noting that ‘Barb’ is a fictional character played by Kate, however what is happening is very real.
In 2017, data combined from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and other organisations reported that over $40 Million was lost by Australians to romance scammers.
Romance scammers (or ‘catfishing’) is where scammers take advantage of people looking for romantic partners, often via dating websites, apps or social media.
These scammers pretend to be prospective companions playing on emotional triggers to get you to provide money, gifts or personal details.
If you feel you have been scammed or know someone who is being scammed, visit scamwatch.gov.au.