Coronavirus Scams: Ways criminals prey on your fear of the pandemic

Marc Cosep 05/03/2020

No one is unaffected by the coronavirus pandemic. As a result of everything from government-mandated isolation to rampant unemployment, our lives look a lot different today than they did even a month ago. Unfortunately, there are plenty of people…

PYC: Lowering age of criminal responsibility may prompt crime groups to use younger preys in their operations

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/24/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Reducing the age of “social responsibility” to 12 from 15 years old might make younger children prey to criminal groups who would want to use minors in operating their illegal businesses. James Canoy,…

Thieves start to prey on landslide victims

Gerard Vincent Francisco, Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2018

Evacuees and relatives of the victims of the landslide in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City woke up at 3 a.m. yesterday to hold an Aurora or dawn procession as part of their prayer rites for the 40th day…

Thieves prey on fire victims

Morexette Erram, Norman V. Mendoza 10/26/2016

It was bad enough losing their house and most of their belongings to the fire that razed 66 houses in Barangay Suba. What made it worse was that thieves stole what they were able to save from…

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