Businesswoman nabbed in Cebu City for large scale estafa

Benjie B. Talisic 04/26/2018

A 36-year-old woman from a southern Cebu town, who is facing 14 counts of large scale estafa, was arrested in a coffee shop in Barangay Kasambagan, Cebu City on Wednesday. Maria Victoria Torralba of Naga City, Cebu,…

Korean national nabbed for estafa, qualified theft

Morexette Marie B. Erram, USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 09/04/2017

  A Korean was detained to face charges of qualified theft and syndicated estafa for duping several individuals into shelling out their money in bogus investments. Park Jung Kwan, 42, was arrested by agents of the National…

Property developer nabbed for estafa

Benjie B. Talisic 08/12/2017

A 64-year-old property developer was arrested in his residence in Barangay Bulacao, Talisay City on Friday afternoon. Supt. Joie Jape, chief of the Provincial Intelligence Branch, together with the Talisay policemen served seventeen warrants of arrest against…

Ex-gov aspirant refutes estafa charges

Morexette B. Erram 07/26/2017

FORMER gubernatorial candidate and Cebu media personality Boyet “Klasmit” Cortes described as “cheap accusations” the charges of simple estafa and usurpation of authority filed against him after an entrapment operation in Caloocan City last July 18. Cortes…

KOREAN GANGSTERS, NOT MAFIA

Fe Marie Dumaboc, Nestle L. Semilla 02/08/2017

There is no Korean mafia operating in Cebu, only gangsters fleeing from the law in their own country, diplomatic officials of South Korea said yesterday. Moreover, South Koreans living in Cebu are peace-loving people who are just…

Bakery supervisor charged with theft

Izobelle T. Pulgo 09/07/2016

A BAKERY supervisor was charged with qualified theft before the Regional Trial Court after she allegedly failed to remit the bakeshop’s sales proceeds. The estafa complaint was initially filed by bakery owner Delia Manzano at the Office…

4 PAF officers, nabbed for estafa, post bail

Norman V. Mendoza 05/18/2016

THE four Philippine Air Force personnel who were arrested last Tuesday based on warrants for a case of estafa issued by a court in Ormoc City, Leyte were released yesterday after posting P40,000 bail each. Lt. Gary…

29 arrested in police roundup

Chito O. Aragon 04/22/2016

AT least 29 persons wanted for various crimes were rounded up by Cebu City police as of 8 am Friday. The roundup marked the third warrant service day of the city police with suspects accused of violations…

Taxi driver nabbed after demanding cash for passenger’s bag

Apple Ta-as 10/12/2015

A 44-YEAR-OLD taxi driver was arrested after he demanded money for the return of the valuables and documents left by his passenger inside his taxicab last Friday afternoon. Carlos Capuyan, driver of E-Taxi with plate number GWL-292,…

Woman sued for estafa

Nestle Semilla 07/24/2015

Police will file a case of estafa against a woman who pretended to be an employee of Cebu City Hall. Nina Ramirez, 20 years old allegedly collects fees from business establishments in barangay San Nicolas to process…