Philippines Investigators See No End to Romance Scams

Despite years of warnings from the media, law enforcement and private investigators, the number of reported romance scams in the Philippines remains high and shows no sign of abating. The mix of poverty, limited economic opportunity, and a high percentage of English speaking internet users continues to drive more Filipinas and Filipinos to internet fraud and scams. Where there is limited opportunity, such scams against foreigners can be profitable, and too good to pass up. Extra caution is advised in Philippine dating.

Read the rest of this entry »