Habal-habal driver nabbed with P25K worth of fake bills in entrapment operation in Lapu-Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 12/12/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — A habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) driver was caught with P25,000 worth of counterfeit money during an entrapment operation at the PUJ Terminal in Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City this afternoon (December 12). Jundel Pardillo, 22, of…

BSP to cash handlers: Learn security features of peso bills

Inna Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/23/2017

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) urged businessmen, vendors and cash handlers to learn how to tell fake bills from the genuine ones by familiarizing themselves with the security features of the Philippine currency. The New Generation…

COUNTERFEITER CAUGHT

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/21/2017

All it took was a computer and a printer in an internet café. Voilà! Fake peso bills were made. Unfortunately for the fake bill maker, policemen got him and seized from him P24,000 worth of fake bills…

‘If it’s smooth, it’s fake’

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/21/2017

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has constantly reminded the public to be vigilant on the proliferation of counterfeit money. Lawyer Leonides Sumbi, BSP Cebu regional director, said the public should be very careful, especially in dealing…

Cops arrest alleged member of a syndicate producing fake peso bills in Cebu

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/21/2017

CEBU CITY–At least P24,000 worth of fake peso bills were seized by Cebu City policemen in a sting operation along Colon Street in downtown Cebu City past noon on Saturday. Junrey Cagay, 23, and a resident of…

Fake bills seized

Apple Ta-as 02/24/2016

A 42-YEAR-OLD man suspected to be involved in the proliferation of fake money was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Sto. Niño, Cebu City last Tuesday morning. At least 100 pieces of fake P500 bills and…

Public warned against fake bills

Vanessa Claire Lucero 01/13/2016

THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas warned that counterfeit bank notes are likely to circulate during the election period. Leonides B. Sumbi, Bangko Sentral acting director for Central Visayas, said consumers should take note of the distinguishing features…

BSP warns against fake bills in Cebu

Aileen Garcia-Yap, Melissa Q. Cabahug 12/22/2014

“Look closer, feel and tilt” the peso bills you receive to check if these are genuine. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) gave these tips as they warned against the proliferation of counterfeit bills in the market…

‘Tis the season for fake peso bills

Chito O. Aragon, Melissa Q. Cabahug 12/18/2014

Police yesterday warned the public on the proliferation of counterfeit currency notes this Christmas season. Chief Supt. Prudencio Bañas, chief of the Police Regional Office (PRO-7), said the circulation of fake bills could extend until the Sinulog…

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