South Yorkshire Police's Major Crime Team is appealing to the public for help in finding a man who is wanted in connection with three high value romance frauds totalling more than £400,000.
Detectives want to speak to John Eric Wells, who is also believed to go by the names of Howard Walmsley and Howard Hemmings.
The 61-year-old, who is originally from South Yorkshire, is wanted in connection with the frauds, during which his three victims lost more than £400,000.
The offences are reported to have taken place from September 2014 onwards.
The victims lived in locations across the UK including Doncaster, Sussex and London.
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Police would like to hear from anyone who has seen or spoken to Wells recently, or has information which may help officers with their enquiries. I
Detectives say it is possible Wells is currently living outside the UK.
Anyone with information can call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting investigation number A54532/17.