In this scam the scammer asks you to send money for fees for college, university or other educational activities.In this scam the scammer asks you to send money for food, rent, internet access or other living expenses.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.Only when all passengers are off the plane and the scammer doesn't show up do they realize that they've been scammed.Typical scenarios include traffic accidents, brain hemorrhages, heart attacks, kidney operations etc.In many occasions the scammer may have primed the victim by previously telling you all about their fake mom, son daughter etc and the victim may have even spoken to the fake mom, son daughter etc on the phone or by email.
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.
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 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.
Several weeks later the victim looks at their credit card statement and sees billing for adult chat services.