CCPO exec: Report individuals or groups extorting money for power restoration

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Cebu City policemen are urging the public to report to their office individuals or groups who ask for money in exchange for restoring power in their respective areas. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla,…

Rama’s promise to Carbon vendors: I will fix problems caused by extortion scandal

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The need to identify individuals who extorted vendors at the Carbon Public Market is just the first step in addressing the problem. Mayor Michael Rama said he also needs to find means to…

Arce has names of market personnel who ‘extort’ vendors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The in-charge of Cebu City’s Market Operations Division (MOD) said she already has the names of individuals who are believed to be involved in extortion practices at the Carbon Public Market Complex. Raquel…

NBI-7 going after possible cohorts of City Hall employee caught in extortion case

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The top official of the National Bureau of Investigation here (NBI-7) said that they are conducting deeper investigation to try to find possible cohorts of Kara Marie Bargamento, a Cebu City Hall employee…

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…

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