Western union scams on dating sites
The Australian, whose identity was not revealed, said he often chatted online with “Matheson” until she became his girlfriend.
He said the suspect had convinced him to send money to the Philippines because the suspect claimed there is no one to support her financially as both her parents are dead.
“Nag-create siya ng new account, binago ang name pero pinalitaw na same person.
Dahil maganda ang nasa picture, maraming nag-add as friends.
The scammers are using their images without their knowledge or permission to deceive their victims and steal their money.
The scammers are using their images without their knowledge and permission to deceive their victims and scam them out of money.
Tapos ‘yung identity na ito gagamitin to commit crimes such as estafa, extortion, libel, etcetera." Cederstam's mother told Tan following her arrest.NBI warned the public against identity theft common on social networking sites.Pero ang term na identity theft mismo ‘di pa na naka-define sa laws, hindi pa specifically krimen sa Pilipinas,” said Mallari.Mallari advised Facebook users to utilize the site’s privacy settings to prevent cases of identity theft.Identity theft Cederstam immediately filed a complaint with the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) against the identity thief and a sting operation was set up.Tan was arrested by the NBI Technical Investigation Division while she was collecting the money sent by the Australian. FWIW, a 'call center' job in the Philippines is a better than average job, there, and highly sought after...she was not a poor, starving (Pics show her as chubby) disadvantaged lady.....Disclaimer regarding pictures posted on the board: please understand that you are NOT looking at the pictures of people who are actually scamming you.The people portrayed on these photos are innocent men and women, NOT involved in scamming in any way and have nothing to do with scammers.“Kung pupuwede huwag ilagay ang totoong pictures, birthday mo, kung saan ka nakatira, huwag mo rin ilagay ang mga activities mo doon because by doing this lalo ka lang mago-open sa mga tao na may intensiyong lokohin ka,” he said.The site has customized privacy settings to allow users to hide vital information from strangers.