CIDG-7 raids Organico regional office in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) confiscated documents and equipment from the Organico Agribusiness Venture regional branch in Barangay Kasambagan in Cebu City on Tuesday morning, June 11, 2019. According to…

She thought it was a scam: ‘Yolanda’ survivor wins P25M

Inquirer 04/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Sometimes she would look at her parents and wonder how she could give them a better life. Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) destroyed their home, and they haven’t really recovered from the tragedy. Of…

Mabatid seeks investigation on use of her firm’s name in ‘recruitment scam’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Mabolo Barangay Captain Prisca Niña Mabatid has requested law enforcers to investigate a recruitment scam that is allegedly using her company’s name. Mabatid, a candidate for Cebu City north district councilor under the…

Gordon seeks probe of gov’t officials in right-of-way scam

Inquirer.net 09/30/2018

SENATOR Richard Gordon called on the Office of the Ombudsman, the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the National Bureau of Investigations (NBI) to conduct a lifestyle check on some government officials who might be involved in the…

Ex-Quirino gov charged with graft in fertilizer fund scam

Inquirer.net 04/23/2017

STATE prosecutors have formally charged former Quirino governor Pedro Bacani before the Sandiganbayan for the anomalous purchase of P4.999-million worth of fertilizers in 2004. Bacani faces two counts of violation of Section 3(e) of the Anti-Graft and…

Woman accused of duping vendors falls

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/01/2017

A 35-year-old woman accused of duping small-time businessmen into a livelihood scam was arrested in Barangay Basak Pardo, Cebu City on Wednesday evening. Analie Yu, also known as Insik, was tricking businessmen into availing of a livelihood…

NTC warns public anew: Beware of text scammers

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/25/2017

While more people have become aware of text message scams, more people have also taken advantage of convenient mobile services to swindle others. The National Telecommunications Commission in Central Visayas (NTC-7) warned the public anew of this…

MAO BA?

Editorial 11/23/2016

BRAZEN THIEF A correspondent was interviewing a fish vendor in a public market when a man walked beside her and tried to calmly grab her phone. The man, who was bare chested and appeared to be drunk,…

Tumulak holds banks accountable, Bankers’ Club assures victims of help

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Inna Mejia 11/21/2016

Following a string of unauthorized automated teller machine (ATM) withdrawals in Cebu by still unidentified scam artists, a member of the Cebu City Council, who was himself a victim, is now drafting a law that will require…

Cebu City dad to pass measure to help prevent ATM scams

Inna Mejia 11/21/2016

A Cebu City Councilor, who was one of the victims of recent automated teller machine (ATM) scam, plans to pass a legislative measure at the Cebu City Council to help prevent this kind of scam from happening…

Police now after ATM scam suspect

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/18/2016

CEBU CITY–A man who looks like a foreigner is now being hunted by the police over his alleged involvement in the automated teller machine (ATM) scams. “We’re looking into the rogues gallery of the the anti-cybercrime unit…

ATM SCAM HITS CEBU

Inna Mejia, Morexette Erram, Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/17/2016

Over P400,000 lost by 8 victims, including Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak Eight persons, including Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, have fallen victim to automated teller machine (ATM) scams by foreign-looking nationals who withdraw more than P400,000…

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