For this second group of people the ongoing ‘con’ is how they relate to getting by in life. They aren’t interested in making their life better.They are motivated by one thing; ‘Years ago when my three sons were about 13 years old I took them for a day to Griffith Park Observatory. Later for lunch I took them to Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California.Sadly, the scammers kind of ruin it for everyone: they harm the reputation of women from the Philippines and they harm the men who are sincerely looking for love.With that in mind I thought I’d share another aspect of scamming: bargirls.“Bargirl” is basically another name for prostitute in the Philippines.Dating and romance scams often take place through online dating websites, but scammers may also use social media or email to make contact.They have even been known to telephone their victims as a first introduction. Upon finding victims, scammers lure them to more private means of communication, (such as providing an e-mail address) to allow for fraud to occur.
He or she may have a profile you can read or a picture that is e-mailed to you.
You’ll find that most of the big cities have prostitutes/bargirls that work without fear of legal consequences.
Malate, for example, is one of the red light districts of Manila.
Victims can be highly traumatized by this and are often very embarrassed and ashamed when they learn they have become a victim of a scam and that the romance was a farce.
In some cases, online dating services are themselves engaged in misrepresentation, displaying profiles which have been fabricated, which use personal information from users who have not agreed to be depicted on the site social accounts, classified sites and even forums to groom new victims.