EX-JAIL OFFICIAL NABBED FOR EXTORTION

Ador Vincent Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 04/04/2018

Former BJMP psychiatrist, sis-in-law accused of demanding money in favor of favorable exam results She was excited to attend her daughter’s high school graduation. But retired Jail Supt. Priscillana Gilboy would not be able to see her…

Cops arrest ex-BJMP official for alleged extortion

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/04/2018

CEBU CITY–Charges of robbery with extortion are being prepared against a recently-retired official of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) and her sister-in-law for allegedly extorting money from an applicant. Jail Supt. Priscillana Gilboy and…

Parian cop in alleged extortion try faces trial

Ador Vincent Mayol 04/02/2018

THE police officer who was arrested for allegedly extorting money from a drug suspect is facing trial in court. The Cebu City Police Office indicted PO3 Ritchie Saquilabon on charges of violating Republic Act 6713 or the…

Stamping out extortion

Editorial 03/21/2018

By now, the online community of Filipino netizens would have had their say on the arrest of PO3 Ritchie Saquilabon whose arrest during last Monday’s sting operation also resulted in the relief of the entire 39-member Parian…

All Parian police personnel relieved after extortion controversy

Benjie B. Talisic 03/20/2018

Chief Supt.Robert Quenery, the director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) ordered the relief of all personnel of Parian police precinct starting today. The order came after the arrest of a police officer who…

BMO staff fired for alleged ‘extortion’

Inna Gian Mejia 01/12/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña fired outright a member of the Barangay Mayor’s Office (BMO) in Barangay Apas after learning that he asked some business owners to sponsor their contingents for the Sinulog Grand Parade, using the…

City orders Ermita to stop market ‘extortion’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/29/2017

THE Cebu City Attorney’s Office is poised to slap Barangay Ermita with a cease and desist order to force village officials to stop the collection of P10 daily from vendors at Unit I of the Carbon Public…

Woman arrested in Lapu-Lapu for extortion

Benjie Talisic 08/25/2017

A woman who allegedly extorted an American national was arrested in an entrapment operation by the Regional Anti-Cybercrime Office (Raco )- Central Visayas in Barangay Gun-on, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu on August 24, Thursday afternoon. The suspect was…

Online media as influencer

05/10/2017

What do the rising number of teenage pregnancies, online sexual extortion and cyberpornography cases have in common? They all involve youths, mostly underage and female, who are victimized by sexual predators either old enough to be their…

Police release facial composite of suspect in killing of Mantuyong village chief

Norman V. Mendoza 05/10/2017

The task group assigned to investigate the killing of Mantuyong barangay captain Antonino Maquilan has released a facial composite of the man who allegedly extorted money from Maquilan. The suspect, known only as “June”, is considered the…