In this scam the scammer will say that he/she wants to visit you but doesn't have enough money to pay for his/her plane ticket and travel expenses.
They will then suggest that you send them the money so they can purchase a plane ticket.
Shortly later they will tell you they need additional money for a passport, visa fees, transportation to the airport and miscellaneous expenses.
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.
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.
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.
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.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.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.