Ferro: No PRO-7-affiliated accounts removed by FB

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top honcho of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas has assured that there are no accounts affiliated with PRO-7 that has been taken down by Facebook, which it considers as fake…

BPCI: “Samantha Lo acquired PH passport from a fixer” 

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. (BPCI) issued a statement on Monday, October 21, 2019, after beauty queen Samantha Ashley Lo wrote in an Instagram post that her “local organizer” did not assist her when she was…

Tatay Solomon thankful to owner of fake P1K bill for help he is now getting

Immae Lachica 04/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Instead of being angry, Solomon Alfanta said that he will be forever grateful to the man who duped him with a fake P1,000 bill. Had it not been for the still unidentified man, Alfanta said…

Netizens disgusted over man who duped 76-year-old fruit vendor

Immae Lachica 04/21/2019

Cebu City, Philippines— Netizens showed their outrage and disgust to the person who duped a 76-year-old fruit vendor with a fake P1000 bill to buy the vendor’s bananas on a fine early morning of Easter Sunday in…

Man with fake P200 bills nabbed in Colon Street

Benjie B. Talisic 04/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An 18-year-old man from Barangay Labangon was arrested in Colon Street after he used a fake P200 bill to pay a habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) driver for his fare on Sunday, April 7. Christian Misa of…

San Fernando ‘kill list’ a hoax – Sinas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Fake news and a hoax.” This was how Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas described the so-called ‘kill lists,’ or hit lists containing the names of elected public officials of San Fernando, which were…

Man jailed for issuing fake diplomas, tors

Chris A. Ligan 10/11/2018

A man who sells fake school diplomas and transcript of records was arrested in an entrapment operation by the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office City Intelligence Branch (LLCPO-CIB) in Zone 1, Barangay Buaya, Thursday night. The suspect was…

Students urged to fight fake news

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/10/2018

  SEASONED journalists called on students to help detect and fight the proliferation of fake news on social media during the Democracy and Disinformation Conference and Workshop held at the Southwestern University (SWU), Wednesday. Philippine Daily Inquirer…

Exec: Fake eCARs may cost gov’t P25M

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/08/2018

CEBU CITY GOV’T SEEKS BIR-7’S HELP The national government might have lost P25 million in taxes related to real estate properties if 15 electronic Certificates Authorizing Registrations (eCARs) would be proven to be fake. Acting Cebu City…

Without fake news we won’t know what’s true news – Harry Roque

Inquirer.net 09/29/2018

“Fake news” is essential in finding “true news,” in discerning truth from falsehood, according to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque. “Sabi nga sa isang kaso: Kung walang fake news hindi natin malalaman kung ano yung true news. Kung…

Police arrest fake dentist in Cebu City

USJ-R Intern 09/14/2018

A former dental assistant who misrepresented herself as a dentist was caught in an entrapment by the Crime Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) at Barangay Basak Pardo, Cebu City on Thursday (September 13). The…

‘Missionary’ from Bohol caught with 34 fake driver’s licenses

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/22/2018

ENTRAPMENT OPERATION A 62-year-old Bohol resident, who identified himself as a missionary priest, was arrested in an entrapment operation on Wednesday (Aug. 22) by the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) for possessing fake licenses…

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