Cybercrimes still a big problem in Region 7 — authorities

Vhenna Maria Mantilla 03/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –- Cybercrimes remain to be a major concern for the Central Visayas Anti-Cybercrime Unit, authorities say. The internet is today’s most democratic place, which allows the formation of a new field in gaining both…

Women, minors told to avoid scams in social media – CIDG-7 chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There were no reported and monitored pornography and love scam activities in Central Visayas but the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG-7) appeals to the public, especially women and minors to be careful…

Netizens warned against identity theft, other cyber crimes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Maria (not her real name), a 20-year-old from Cebu City, has not been able to sleep for days after she received threats from a social media account using her name and threatening to…

Cybercrimes ‘prevalent’ during quarantine

Dona Pazzibugan - Philippine Daily Inquirer 07/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Phishing, online scams, and “fake news” about the pandemic have emerged as the most prevalent crimes in the country while it is under quarantine, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ). “Based on law…

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