Rama fires Carbon Market aide charged with extortion

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has fired the Carbon Market aid who was entrapped by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) operatives for extortion. Rama said that whether the market aide was a…

Cebu City traffic enforcer nabbed for extortion

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 39-year-old traffic enforcer of the Cebu City Traffic Office (CCTO) was arrested on Thursday night, June 17, for allegedly trying to extort money from an undercover “traffic violator” along MJ Cuenco Avenue…

RPDEU chief: ‘No foul play’ in Colita’s death

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is ‘definitely no foul play’ in Police Staff Sergeant Celso Colita’s death. Thus declared on Tuesday, April 20, Police Major Glenn Hife, the head of the internal investigation team investigating the 11…

Policemen involved in rape, extortion raps to lose allowance from Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The policemen who are facing raps on extortion, rape, and allegedly running a secret jail in Barangay Sawang Calero in Cebu City will lose their allowances from the city government. Mayor Edgardo Labella…

11 Sawang Calero cops relieved for extortion, rape

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Eleven police officers of Sawang Calero Police Station were relieved from their post for their alleged involvement in extortion and rape. According to Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, director of Police Regional Office in…

Remains of soldiers killed in NegOcc by NPA rebels sent home

Florence A. Baesa 04/21/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental – The 303rd Infantry Brigade rendered military honors for the three (3) soldiers who were killed on Sunday, April 19, 2020, during an encounter with communist rebels in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental. Colonel…

Farmer from Tagum City nabbed for extorting money from dad who posted on FB that his daughter was missing

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The hardships of life drove a 32-year-old farmer from Barangay Lapu-lapu, Maco, Davao del Norte to take advantage of a father from Sogod town, Cebu, who was too worried about his daughter who…

USJ-R mulls charges vs extortionist using fake student ID

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 11/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The University of San Jose Recoletos is mulling to file falsification of documents charges against a person who used a fake student identification card in alleged extortion activities. This after the university was…

Chan orders drug testing for JOs assigned at city’s MRF

Norman V. Mendoza 09/30/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan has ordered a surprise drug testing on Monday morning, September 30, as part of his ongoing investigation into the alleged extortion practices by some employees of the city’s…

Former Lapu-Lapu traffic enforcer nabbed for extortion

Norman Mendoza 09/12/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—A former traffic enforcer of Lapu-Lapu City was arrested by police for extortion in an entrapment operation on Wednesday afternoon, September 11, 2019. Antonio Miano, 57 years old, a resident of Purok Orchids Barangay Looc, Lapu-Lapu…

Firefighter nabbed for trying to dupe applicant of P30K

Benjie Talisic 06/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A firefighter assigned in the Bureau of Fire Protection in Mandaue City  (BFP Mandaue) was caught allegedly extorting money from an applicant. Fire Office 1 (FO1) James Royce Cañete, 27, of Placer town…

Eleazar fires entire Las Piñas police’s anti-drug unit after extortion

Inquirer.net 11/23/2018

National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Director Guillermo Eleazar has removed 32 police officers from Las Piñas City Police’s Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) after a robbery-extortion incident. “Malalim na imbestigasyon ang ginagawa po namin dito at…

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