Cebu port police undergo training on wildlife trafficking

Doris C. Bongcac 09/26/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — With wildlife trafficking still a perennial problem in Cebu and the rest of the country, Cebu port police were made to undergo training that would teach them how “detect” and  “intercept” animals that…

US grand jury indicts 3 top Quiboloy officials for trafficking, immigration fraud

02/15/2020

SANTA ANA, California – A federal grand jury has charged three top administrators of a Philippines-based church with leading a labor trafficking scheme that forced church members to solicit donations for a bogus charity after the accused…

Anti-trafficking body’s chief appeals to public: Protect women, kids from abuses

Futch Anthony Inso 12/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Respect other people’s rights and protect women and children who are vulnerable to abuses.” This is the appeal of Fernando Gubalane, regional prosecutor and chairperson of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) in…

Labella: Cebu City will be relentless in going after sex offenders

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is calling on the police and other law enforcement agencies to be more aggressive in tracking down sex offenders and putting a stop to this global crime. Labella…

Police nab mother in cyberporn operation

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police arrested a 45-year-old mother from Mandaue City after she was caught in the act of offering online sexual predators to record videos of herself sexually abusing her minor daughters. The entrapment operation…

8 rescued from human trafficking at Naia

Inquirer.net 12/17/2018

MANILA, Philippines — Eight Filipinos leaving for Cyprus guised as tourists were saved by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) from suspected human trafficking at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) on Saturday, the agency said Monday. The…

‘Trapik’ stage play to raise awareness on child trafficking

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/16/2018

THE Children’s Legal Bureau (CLB) will be sponsoring an event that aims to bring awareness about the dangerous implications of cybersex and child pornography. The three plays will be performed from November 17 to 25 at the…

Two girls rescued; two men nabbed for human trafficking

Benjie B. Talisic 09/25/2018

A mother’s plea for help from authorities in Liloan town to find her 13-year-old daughter, who was allegedly sold for sex, ended in the rescue of the girl and a 17-year-old girl, and the arrest of two…

Victim’s mother: Accused tried to settle trafficking case

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/25/2018

A detained Russian national and two others are now in hot water after their attempt to influence a complainant to settle a child trafficking case. Empee (not her real name) is the mother of one of the…

Woman meted 15-year prison term for child trafficking

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/22/2018

THE trial court in Cebu has sentenced a woman for 15 years in prison after she pleaded guilty for Qualified Trafficking. Judge Jose Nathaniel Andal of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 24 ordered the conviction of…

Seven females charged for human trafficking

Intern 07/06/2018

  A total of 40 counts of cyberpornography-related charges were filed against seven suspected human traffickers on Thursday (July 6). The suspects (names withheld) are all females who are residents of Cordova town, Cebu. Regional State Prosecutor…

Filipina pleaded guilty for trafficking minors

Ador Vincent Mayol 06/06/2018

  A Filipina woman, who created and sold sexual abuse images of children online to Australians, Americans, and Germans, was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to trafficking minors for online sexual…

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