The COVID-19 pandemic may be easing in the Philippines and elsewhere, but online scammers are oblivious as they appear to be stepping up their bid to cheat overseas Filipinos.
Numerous investment offers are being made online to overseas Filipinos to lure them into investing in a wide range of alluring products and services including beauty-enhancing products, health supplements and high-yielding investment instruments. These offers have a common goal: persuade overseas Filipinos to fork out investible funds and their savings into alluring products and investments no matter how murky they are.
Sadly and rightly or wrongly, overseas Filipinos seem to be regarded as easy and gullible con targets. This view is not entirely unfounded…