DSWD-7 to public: Beware of of scammers using agency’s name

Futch Anthony Inso 05/03/2022

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has warned the public against unscrupulous individuals who distribute forms to be filled out for the distribution of financial assistance. Leah…

FBI releases ‘Wanted’ poster for Quiboloy

Inquirer.net 02/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines — After indicting him and several others for sex trafficking, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released a “Wanted” poster for Pastor Apollo Quiboloy of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ (KOJC) Church.…

Trump loyalists mount last stand in Washington

Agence France Presse 11/15/2020

WASHINGTON – Thousands of die-hard Donald Trump supporters rallied for a last stand Saturday in Washington, chanting “four more years” and blaming fraud for an election defeat that will force the president to vacate the White House after…

‘No evidence’ of lost or changed votes: US election officials

11/13/2020

Washington, United States—Senior US federal and state election officials said Thursday, November 12, 2020, that there was “no evidence” that votes were lost or changed, or voting systems corrupted, in the presidential election. The officials, responsible for…

Doctor bought ‘magical’ lamp but no genie

11/03/2020

Two fraudsters who allegedly duped a doctor into buying an Aladdin-style wish-granting lamp for £71,842 ($92,374.80) and even conjured up a fake genie have been arrested in India. Laeek Khan approached police in the northern state of…

Cebu City hospital: No fraud involved in COVID-19 claim

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A hospital in Cebu City denied allegations that some of their officers and employees were involved in fraudulent activities involving public funds. Perpetual Succour Hospital Inc. (PSHI) in Cebu made this pronouncement after…

8 PhilHealth officials, 4 hospital workers face complaint over ‘fraudulent’ COVID-19 claim

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 10/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 12 individuals, including public officials and medical practitioners, are now facing complaints before the Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas over allegations of fraud involving coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)…

PhilHealth: Some doctors, hospitals involved in fraud

Catherine Gonzales 08/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) admitted on Monday that a number of physicians and hospitals are indeed involved in fraudulent schemes and transactions with the state health insurer as earlier revealed by the…

BPO firm: Action taken on workers involved in ‘fraud’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A business process outsourcing (BPO) firm in the country confirmed reports that some of its employees were caught doing illegal activities. Sykes Philippines, in an official statement sent to CDN Digital on Saturday,…

US grand jury indicts 3 top Quiboloy officials for trafficking, immigration fraud

02/15/2020

SANTA ANA, California – A federal grand jury has charged three top administrators of a Philippines-based church with leading a labor trafficking scheme that forced church members to solicit donations for a bogus charity after the accused…

PhilHealth lost P154B to overpayments, fraud

06/07/2019

(Second of three parts) More than 757,000 people got sick with pneumonia in 2018, according to claims made by hospitals and paid for by Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), the state insurance company. The number is staggering…

Probe on alleged 2016 election fraud set in May

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/18/2018

The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee will investigate allegations of electoral fraud that occurred during the early hours of the 2016 national elections after next month’s barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. Sen. Vicente Sotto III told the…

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