Remember the golden rule - NEVER SEND MONEY TO ANYONE YOU MEET ONLINE.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.Several weeks later the victim looks at their credit card statement and sees billing for adult chat services.
Puerto Rico's voters have overwhelmingly chosen for the territory to become the 51st US state in a non-binding referendum, the island's governor said.
Ricardo Rossello said that voters have sent a strong and clear message to the US Congress and the world.
Roughly 100 cranes still surround the Grand Mosque as part of the expansion project, according to local sources.
They stand unmoved in the face of the recent disaster and the prospect of over 2.5 million pedestrian pilgrims massing at the shrine.
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.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.“Congress never freely gave away statehood,” he said. Among those hoping Puerto Rico will become a state is Jose Alvarez, a 61-year-old businessman. “We've spent a lot of years working on a socioeconomic model that has not necessarily given us the answer.” Many believe the island's territorial status has contributed to its 10-year economic recession, which has prompted nearly half a million Puerto Ricans to flee to the US mainland and was largely sparked by decades of heavy borrowing and the elimination of federal tax incentives.Puerto Rico is exempt from the US federal income tax, but it still pays Social Security and Medicare and local taxes and receives less federal funding than US states.The participation rate was low at nearly 23 per cent with roughly 2.26 million registered voters.