the future of romance scams and how artificial intelligence can help you prepare


Together with Steven Baker, former director of FTC, we dive into the issue of romance scams, what AI can do to help prevent it right now and what romance scams will look like in the future.

Fake profiles and romance scams have been an issue since the beginning of online dating. In 2017, US$ 19 061 703 has been lost to romance and dating scammers. Keeping users safe is a continuous arms race as scammers adopt new strategies and tech in their schemes.

How can we fight back and ensure the safety of our users?

Tune in when Besedo CEO, Patrik Frisk, and former Director of FTC, Steven Baker, discuss current and future dating scam trends and how to prevent them.

In this webinar you will learn

  • Which types of romance scams exist and how they are carried out
  • Which dating scams are on the rise
  • The future of scams. How technology is enabling new romance scam tactics
  • How content moderation and AI can help you combat current and future scams to keep your users safe

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patrik frisk
Patrik Frisk
CEO of Besedo

Patrik has a masters degree in Engineering Physics 
with a focus on Nuclear Physics and a masters in 
Business Administration.

He is passionate about AI, the digital world and data and started his career as a data analyst focusing on making sense of big data sets. He then started his own company with the goal of monetizing user generated content.

In his capacity as CEO for Besedo, Patrik has been introduced to most CEO’s of the major classifieds sites around the globe. He has used the opportunity to motivate positive thoughts towards online marketplaces starting to share fraudulent data with the goal of making the Internet safer for all users and facilitate ingrained trust in the digital world.

Steve Baker - romance scam Webinar
C. Steven Baker
former Director of FTC

C. Steven Baker recently retired as Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Midwest Region in Chicago, a position he has held from 1988 until 2016. As the Director of FTC, Steven was the recipient of honorable awards, such as the Consumer Advocate of the Year award from the National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators, the FTC Chairman’s Award, the highest agency honor and the Chicago Better Business Bureau’s Torchbearer Award in 2016.

Steve is currently an International Investigations Specialist for the Better Business Bureau, where he recently authored national studies on pet fraud and tech support scams. He is also author of a weekly newsletter on consumer fraud issues that goes out around the world called the Baker Fraud Report.

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