It is a tempting situation for girls who are not actually serious in finding a man and don’t have much of a conscience.
For that matter, married women or girls with boyfriends also scam men, with no intention of leaving their Filipino men.
There is no better career available to a young girl than to hook a foreigner man.
Average wages over here for an inexperienced young girl may be 0 USD per month for a full time job.
He stayed in the Philippines longer to work the situation out, spending all of his money. Since then I’ve kept my eye on this girl’s attempts to scam and have rescued another guy from her clutches before it was too late.
When one of the girls gets a guy to send money, the group of them go partying at the local disco.
In regular Philippines society, they are much fewer.
In a bit I will explain how to stay away from the bad apples. However, from all I’ve seen and experienced, this type of age gap is not a deal breaker.
In one case I’m aware of, a guy from California came here to marry a girl.
Up until that point, the man was being used for money.