Former Cebu City JO employee nabbed for duping bizwoman, falsifying papers for business permit

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former Job Order employee of Cebu City government was arrested for allegedly giving fake documents for cash, which was needed to process the business permit of a businesswoman. Elmer Moreno, the suspect,…

2 E-sabong operators, 37 workers nabbed in Minglanilla

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two businessmen and their 37 other personnel were arrested by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) for allegedly operating an illegal E-Sabong. The operation on Friday night, Sept.…

Indian accused of allegedly duping 26 Cebuanos over overseas work

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An Indian national is now facing criminal complaints over illegal recruitment and estafa.  The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) filed cases against a certain Harjot Singh, alias James Jeiz, for…

Rama: NBI to release probe result on anomalous garbage deal soon

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) is expected to release the results of its probe on the alleged anomalous garbage collection deal that Cebu City entered into, Mayor Michael Rama said…

NBI-7 probe on alleged ‘garbage plunder’ in Cebu City to continue

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered various City Hall offices concerned to provide the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) with the important documents it needs to complete its investigation…

Over P1M worth of illegally sold fuel seized in Cebu, Mandaue raids

Mary Rose Sagarino, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 07/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least P1 million worth of fuel sold illegally were confiscated during a series of raids in the cities of Cebu and Mandaue.  The operation, led by the Central Visayas offices of the National Bureau…

NBI raids networking hub in Lapu-Lapu for alleged pyramiding

Paul Lauro 05/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A networking firm based in Lapu-Lapu City is now in hot waters after its owner was accused of allegedly committing fraudulent activities.  Authorities from the National Bureau of Investigation Cebu District Office  (NBI…

Spa owner arrested for alleged human trafficking, 11 rescued

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 04/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least four individuals, including the owner and a manager of a massage and spa chain in Metro Cebu, are now facing human trafficking charges. This after the National Bureau of Investigation in…

2 Chinese nationals nabbed for selling counterfeit meds in Mandaue City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two Chinese nationals underwent inquest proceedings on Monday, March 21,  after they were arrested for allegedly selling counterfeit medicines in Mandaue City. Lawyer Renan Oliva, director of the National Bureau of Investigation in…

NBI-7 to ‘wire thieves’: You will be arrested, jailed, fined

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) warns individuals, who steal and sell electrical wires that were destroyed by Typhoon Odette in December 2021, that when they will be caught they…

Linemen arrested for unauthorized power restoration works

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least three linemen are now facing charges after allegedly restoring electricity in some properties in Metro Cebu without authority. The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) on Thursday, January 27…

NBI-7 warns hoarders of flu medicines, sellers of fake meds

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/18/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) is on the lookout for the possible hoarding of fever and flu medicines as well as the selling of fake drugs amid reports of…

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