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Friday, March 09, 2018

OFW Victimized By A 62-Year-old Chatmate, Took Away P1.5 Million



Most Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) battle homesickness all throughout their work contract duration. For some, they can manage it by diverting their attention to hobbies like sports, music, learning new skills by enrolling to TESDA online courses or by simply talking to their family over the internet. For some, results of homesickness may even lead to depression to the extent that they would find ways to fight their boredom. Others even do stupid things that leads to cheating or having relationships online. Just like what happened to a former OFW in Saudi who got scammed by her online girlfriend, whom he only knew from the social media, taking about one and a half million pesos from him.
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Most Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) battle homesickness all throughout their work contract duration. For some, they can manage it by diverting their attention to hobbies like sports, music, learning new skills by enrolling to TESDA online courses or by simply talking to their family over the internet. For some, results of homesickness may even lead to depression to the extent that they would find solution or certain ways to fight their boredom. Others even do stupid things that leads to cheating or having relationships online. Just like what happened to a former OFW in Saudi who got scammed by her online girlfriend whom he only knew from the social media, taking about one and a half million pesos from him.  Advertisement         Sponsored Links       According to Lilian Ng-Gui, a psychologist, people like homesick OFWs can be vulnerable to scammer attack. They can enter and get them hooked because of the emotions and poor judgement of a homesick person. She said that a person's mood could affect processing of information.       Hector Bagul-bagul was an OFW in Saudi Arabia working in an oil company when an unexpected event in his life happened. A certain  Rhea Isabelle Go, a fine young lady who is living in the U.S., with parents who own a business in the Philippines and a model.  The scammer collected all the information she needed to lure the OFW into her— good looks, young, business owner, each information derived from the victim himself and used it against him in taking advantage of the situation he is currently into. They has an online affair and eventually the lady asked her for financial help . He immediately sent money  which he borrowed from an Indian lender. Little that he know that he was already in a snare and the lady was only scamming him. He was so depressed to the point that he felt he never had someone to turn to and even contemplating to commit suicide. With the help of a friend, he confessed his affair to his wife, whom forgave him and understood his situation. She even helped him in solving his problem.  Hectors wife later found out that the scammer is already a 62-year old woman and the money he was sending was received by her relatives.        According to Attorney Spocky Farolan, the scammer is liable under anti-cyber crime  prevention law since the scamming was made using internet. The OFW can also file an estafa case directly at  the court.  Read More:  Former Executive Secretary Worked As a Domestic Worker In Hong Kong Due To Inadequate Salary In PH    Beware Of  Fake Online Registration System Which Collects $10 From OFWs— POEA    Is It True, Duterte Might Expand Overseas Workers Deployment Ban To Countries With Many Cases of Abuse?  Do You Agree With The Proposed Filipino Deployment Ban To Abusive Host Countries?  ©2018 THOUGHTSKOTO  www.jbsolis.com

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According to Lilian Ng-Gui, a psychologist, individuals like homesick OFWs can be vulnerable to scammer attack. They could make wrong decisions and be easily tricked because of the emotions and poor judgment of a homesick person. She said that a person's mood could affect processing of information. 

Most Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) battle homesickness all throughout their work contract duration. For some, they can manage it by diverting their attention to hobbies like sports, music, learning new skills by enrolling to TESDA online courses or by simply talking to their family over the internet. For some, results of homesickness may even lead to depression to the extent that they would find solution or certain ways to fight their boredom. Others even do stupid things that leads to cheating or having relationships online. Just like what happened to a former OFW in Saudi who got scammed by her online girlfriend whom he only knew from the social media, taking about one and a half million pesos from him.  Advertisement         Sponsored Links       According to Lilian Ng-Gui, a psychologist, people like homesick OFWs can be vulnerable to scammer attack. They can enter and get them hooked because of the emotions and poor judgement of a homesick person. She said that a person's mood could affect processing of information.       Hector Bagul-bagul was an OFW in Saudi Arabia working in an oil company when an unexpected event in his life happened. A certain  Rhea Isabelle Go, a fine young lady who is living in the U.S., with parents who own a business in the Philippines and a model.  The scammer collected all the information she needed to lure the OFW into her— good looks, young, business owner, each information derived from the victim himself and used it against him in taking advantage of the situation he is currently into. They has an online affair and eventually the lady asked her for financial help . He immediately sent money  which he borrowed from an Indian lender. Little that he know that he was already in a snare and the lady was only scamming him. He was so depressed to the point that he felt he never had someone to turn to and even contemplating to commit suicide. With the help of a friend, he confessed his affair to his wife, whom forgave him and understood his situation. She even helped him in solving his problem.  Hectors wife later found out that the scammer is already a 62-year old woman and the money he was sending was received by her relatives.        According to Attorney Spocky Farolan, the scammer is liable under anti-cyber crime  prevention law since the scamming was made using internet. The OFW can also file an estafa case directly at  the court.  Read More:  Former Executive Secretary Worked As a Domestic Worker In Hong Kong Due To Inadequate Salary In PH    Beware Of  Fake Online Registration System Which Collects $10 From OFWs— POEA    Is It True, Duterte Might Expand Overseas Workers Deployment Ban To Countries With Many Cases of Abuse?  Do You Agree With The Proposed Filipino Deployment Ban To Abusive Host Countries?  ©2018 THOUGHTSKOTO  www.jbsolis.com
Hector Bagul-bagul was an OFW in Saudi Arabia working in an oil company when an unexpected event in his life happened. He was victimized by a scammer who posed as a young lady with the name of Rhea Isabelle Go, a model who lives in the U.S., and with parents who own a business in the Philippines.
The scammer collected all the information she needed to lure the OFW into her. She used her good looks, age, and social status to her advantage which made the OFW fall for her easily. They had an online affair. Eventually, the lady asked him for financial help. He immediately sent money  which he borrowed from an Indian lender. Little that he know that he was already in a snare and the lady was only scamming him. When he found out about the woman's real motive, he was so depressed to the point that he felt he never had someone to turn to and he started contemplating to commit suicide. With the help of a friend, he confessed his affair to his wife, who forgave him and understood his situation. She even helped him solve his problem.
Hector's wife later found out that the scammer is already a 62-year old woman and the money he was sending was received by her relatives.


According to Attorney Spocky Farolan, the scammer is liable under anti-cybercrime prevention law since the scamming was made using internet. The OFW can also file an estafa case directly at the court.
This article is filed under: OFW News, OFW Victim, Chatmate Scam, OFW Scam
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