Come to The Philippines prepared to recognize such basic insults as "Your mother is a ______," "You're _____" and "You have no _____ ."(Don't say themself yourself, though, unless you're prepared to defend yourself!
A self-described wellness expert, Dan first claimed to be treating the young woman for a stomach ailment, before admitting they’d been having an affair.
Divorce is illegal and socially taboo in the Philippines, but Leonor realized she would have to leave her husband.
Unlike in 2001, when she and Dan exchanged emails and scanned pictures over a slow connection, Leonor had a robust set of online tools — video chat, social media, messaging apps — to help her find the right man.
Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. As if all that isn’t bad enough, romance scammers are now involving their victims in online bank fraud.
Scammers create fake online profiles using photos of other people — even stolen pictures of real military personnel. And they tug at your heartstrings with made-up stories about how they need money — for emergencies, hospital bills, or travel. Here’s how it works: The scammers set up dating profiles to meet potential victims.
After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.
In sex trafficking, women (usually) are traded within and between countries for sex work.
The women are usually deceived and lured into prostitution with a promise of a job or some other opportunity that sounds to good to be true.
May involve locked doors, tea and salacious gossip.