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Online Investment Schemes Expanding in the Philippines

The Philippines is a hot ground for online financial scams and investment fraud.  Authorities and media have been advising people to remain cautious and not to engage in new investment schemes that promise huge returns. According to the experience of private investigators in Manila and Cebu, the reports of investment fraud continue to grow despite […]

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How to Stay Away from Online Fraud and Philippines Scams

Thousands of people around the world have had a tough year due to online crime originated in the Philippines. Unfortunately, the Philippines authorities have not been able to stop, or even reduce, the cases of online fraud and scam in this country. Given that there is not much a person can do once they have […]

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Are Philippines Internet Criminals Operating Above the Law?

It is well known that internet crime thrives in the Philippines. One of the most popular and known schemes has been the online romance scam, which has been for years the means of profit for many Filipinas and Filipinos. However, the internet crime industry has expanded and diversified, creating new models and ways to trespass […]

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Number of Victims of Online Scam in the Philippines Increases

Online scams are not just a game anymore in the Philippines. The Philippine National Police Anti Cyber Crime Group has received more than twelve hundred complaints of online crime from 2013 to date, including online scams (in the top of the list of complaints), identity theft, online investment fraud and other types of internet crime. […]

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The Risks behind Social Media Invitations

Have you recently received an invitation to connect with someone you do not know on Facebook or Linkedin? Keep your eyes open! Social media sites have become the most popular platforms for fraud and scam online, beating others like online dating websites. This new method of approaching the potential victims is costing thousands of people […]

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Unemployment Triggering Online Scams in the Philippines

It is no secret that the amount of people unemployed in the Philippines is very large. According to the Social Weather Stations (SWS) the unemployment rate hit 27% in the last quarter of 2014, which is equivalent to approximately 10.4 million Filipinos. The employment crisis is not new, however.  The country has been struggling to […]

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