Philippine dating scam
There was a time when online dating carried a negative stigma. After a month of “emergencies”, Peter* became suspicious and researched his cyber crush.
Over the years, however, using the Internet to find your future mate has become commonplace. “After I cut him off, he wrote me a mean text that no one will want me if I’m stingy with money. He wasn’t looking for love; he was looking to be taken care of financially.” Looking back on the cyber courtship, she admitted she ignored red flags -- like the speed at which her suitor tried to move their relationship. The woman he believed he was in a relationship with did not exist.
If someone asks you where you live, where you work, don’t give away that information readily.
And I am dead serious about the importance of this folks-looks, everything you think you knew a ‘woman’ to be can be mimicked by these with a ‘different sexual preference’.
Now, to illustrate how easy one can be ‘deceived’ I will relate an experience I have had multiple times in the Philippines.
Females tend to be more victimized due to what is both their greatness strength and weakness: empathy.
“Women are more vulnerable to scams,” said Angela Bermudo, relationship expert for Seeking
“They try to create a connection with you in the hopes of eventually reaching deep into your bank account.