House OKs life term for bank hacking, ATM skimming

Inquirer.net 02/07/2018

The House of Representatives has passed a measure meting out the penalty of life imprisonment for the hacking of a bank’s systems, which would be considered a form of economic sabotage. House Bill No. 6710, which was…

ATM skimming suspects transferred to city jail

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/24/2017

THE three Romanian nationals who were tagged in a series of unauthorized automated teller machine (ATM) withdrawals in Cebu were transferred from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) stockade to the Cebu City Jail yesterday. Judge Soliver…

Protection from skimmers

Editorial 03/22/2017

While the three Romanians accused of skimming the ATM accounts of depositors and government employees at the Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) Metro Cebu branches languish in jail, it’s time for the local banking community to…

NBI 7 calls on skimming victims

Edison Delos Angeles, Nestle L. Semilla 03/19/2017

THE National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) is calling on victims of ATM skimming to visit the NBI office to issue sworn statements against the three Romanian nationals earlier arrested by NBI agents. Although physical…

Tumulak: more ATM skimming suspects on the loose

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/19/2017

Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak said he believes there are more suspects of the automated teller machines (ATM) skimming incidents still on the loose. While he welcomes the arrest of three Romanian nationals by the National Bureau…

NBI BUILDS STRONG CASE VS ROMANIANS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/18/2017

Romanians claim innocence; not so, says NBI Claiming innocence and stuck in detention with close to P2,000 worth of sandwiches, donuts and coffee for lunch from a popular coffeehouse chain, the three Romanian nationals who were arrested…

3 ROMANIANS CAUGHT

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Nestle Semilla 03/18/2017

SKIMMING LANDBANK  A Mustang seen in a Landbank-Banilad CCTV footage leads NBI agents to the Romanians living in a high-end condominium in Cebu City Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) yesterday arrested…

NBI STEPS IN

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/16/2017

SKIMMING LANDBANK The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) has stepped into the series of unauthorized automated teller machine (ATM) withdrawals in Cebu by unidentified scam artists who have victimized at least 50 government employees,…

SKIMMING HITS LANDBANK

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla, Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/15/2017

The number of skimming victims of holders of Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) automated teller machine (ATM) accounts rose yesterday with dozens of government personnel, including a ranking police officer, a Cebu Regional Trial Court (RTC)…

Skimming cases worry Osmeña

Inna Mejia 03/15/2017

WITH the recent automated teller machine (ATM) skimming cases happening again in different areas in Cebu City, Mayor Tomas Osmeña said the banking industry has to take responsibility. “Right now, from what I see across the board,…

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