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…

CCPO exec warns vs hoarding, overpricing of commodities

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Cebu City are working with government agencies to ensure the arrest of individuals who will hoard or sell commodities way beyond its supposed suggested retail price, says Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert…

Crackdown on overpricing sellers in Cebu City starts

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City government has begun going after sellers and retailers who are overpricing essential goods here.  On the evening of December 28, 2021, the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) caught a…

2 establishments in Cebu told to explain alleged overpricing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least two establishments here were ordered to explain before authorities why they allegedly sold overpriced essential goods. The Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas (DTI-7) said they issued Letters of…

Talisay City police nab two individuals selling overpriced fuel

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay police continue to monitor individuals who take advantage of the high demand for petroleum products after they arrested two men for alleged selling of overpriced fuel in a buy-bust operation conducted in…

More complainants against Lapu cemetery irregularities surface

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following the exposure of “anomalies” on unauthorized and pricey burials in the already closed Lapu-Lapu City Municipal Cemetery in Sitio Tugas in Barangay Gun-ob, Mayor Junard Chan said more complaints made it to…

4 Banawa market vendors issued violation tickets for selling ‘overpriced’ goods

Doris C. Bongcac 05/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Four vendors at the satellite market in Banawa, Cebu City were issued with violation tickets after they were caught overpricing the goods that they were selling. Their prohibited acts were discovered during a…

Casas fights back: Accuses Osmeña of ‘overpricing’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Administrator Floro Casas Jr. released documents showing the purchase of “overpriced” sardines and other canned goods during the administration of former mayor Tomas Osmeña. Casas alleged that Osmeña authorized the procurement of…

School teacher, pregnant cohort nabbed for selling overpriced face masks in CdO

Froilan Gallardo 04/03/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO- National Bureau of Investigation operatives here arrested a public school teacher and a pregnant woman for allegedly selling overpriced facemasks on Friday afternoon, April 3, 2020. NBI-10 Director Atty. Patricio Bernales identified the suspects…

Undercover cops arrest 2 men selling overpriced rubbing alcohol

Immae A. Lachica, Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As Cebuanos continue to grapple with the effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) scare, undercover police agents acted as poseur buyers to arrest individuals selling overpriced medical supplies. Police on Wednesday afternoon,…

4 online sellers nabbed for overpricing merchandise

Immae Lachica 03/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG-7) in Central Visayas apprehended four online sellers who were found overpricing their merchandise. The four were nabbed in three separate entrapment operations conducted yesterday, March 24. The…

City Legal Office goes after 5 rice traders

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) is going after five rice traders and retailers at the Taboan and Carbon Public Markets for allegedly overpricing their rice products. City Legal Officer Rey Gealon told…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.