Filipino scammers may also ask you to send money for plane tickets, visa fees, marriage annulment fees or other travel related expenses. In one variation a Filipino asks you to send money so that she can purchase a webcam for an online video chat with you.The victim sends the money to purchase a webcam and the lady vanishes with the money never to be seen again.
Webcams and digital payment methods offer a twist on pedophilia that is quickly growing and difficult to police, according to law enforcement officials.
Remember the golden rule - NEVER SEND MONEY TO ANYONE YOU MEET ONLINE.
Although the majority of Filipino singles are genuine and serious about finding a partner; unfortunately a few of them turn out to be scammers and malign Filipinos on online dating sites.
Letters are exchanged between the scammer and victim until the scammer feels they have groomed the victim enough to ask for money.
This might be for requests for gas money or bus and airplane tickets to travel to visit the victim, medical expenses, education expenses etc.
Several weeks later the victim looks at their credit card statement and sees billing for adult chat services.
In this scam the scammer asks you to send money for fees for college, university or other educational activities.
A romance scam is a confidence trick involving feigned romantic intentions towards a victim, gaining their affection, and then using that goodwill to commit fraud.
Fraudulent acts may involve access to the victims' money, bank accounts, credit cards, passports, e-mail accounts, or national identification numbers or by getting the victims to commit financial fraud on their behalf.
“She ready to give you a good show as promised,” the woman typed.
The woman told the girl to follow Salazar’s instructions.