In another variation the Filipino lady may ask the victim to send money so she can hire a private room in an internet café. In the final variation of this scam the Filipino lady may explain that she is a student and is moonlighting as a webcam girl at an adult chat site.The Filipino lady sends the user a link to an adult chat site and states that the service is free and a credit card is only needed for age verification.
Some scammers will show fake copies of plane tickets, visas or other documents to make the travel plans appear to be authentic.
After wiring the money the victim waits at the airport patiently with a bunch of flowers for his/her love of their life to arrive.
Also, make it clear that you will never send any money to anyone you meet online.
If the person is genuine they should be very happy that you will travel to meet them, if they are a scammer and sense that they will never receive any money you will probably find that they disappear as soon as they realize they will never receive any financial benefit from communicating with you.
Most Filipino dating scammers work on the principle of low value, high volume scamming.
Typically this involves asking a victim to send a small amount of money to buy food, pay for daily living expenses, internet access, hiring a private room with a webcam or numerous other variations on the above.In this scam the scammer asks you to send money for food, rent, internet access or other living expenses.Typically this will be followed by a request for another small amount of money shortly after the victim sends their initial amount.In this scam the scammer will contact the victim and explain that either they or some close family member has had some tragic accident or medical emergency and will die or suffer grave consequences unless you send them enough money to pay for the medical fees.Typical scenarios include traffic accidents, brain hemorrhages, heart attacks, kidney operations etc.Only when all passengers are off the plane and the scammer doesn't show up do they realize that they've been scammed.