These scammers are well aware of this and therefore often pretend to be from the USA/ UK/ Australia/ Canada or some other Western country.Armed with their fake identity, the scammer proceeds to forge a bond with you.Income and human development opportunities are certainly not the same in Philippines as they are in the United States, U. Women and men from poor and developing countries find those from developing a rich soil for fraud business, because there is a good chance that whomever they meet has a decent financial status, or at least good enough to provide a better living situation or an opportunity to leave the Philippines in search for a better life –under the protection of a resident or citizen legal status.Filipinas have already scored some points in the fake marriage game.Everyone knows online dating makes things easy and fun.
These are examples of some of the most notorious scams in the world of online dating and on the internet in general.
This is one of the most popular scams in online dating.
Nigeria and Ghana are notorious for their scammers and hence most people probably wouldn’t pursue a relationship with someone from one of these countries.
Trolling for victims online “is like throwing a fishing line,” said Special Agent Christine Beining, a veteran financial fraud investigator in the FBI’s Houston Division who has seen a substantial increase in the number of romance scam cases.
“The Internet makes this type of crime easy because you can pretend to be anybody you want to be.