Indonesian nabbed in P2.4-M swindling case; accomplice wife still at large
A 50-year-old Indonesian was arrested in Manila on Friday to face charges of syndicated estafa after he was accused of swindling individuals out of over P2.4 million by promising them nonexistent jobs abroad.
Henki Haurisjah was arrested by members of Police Community Precinct (PCP) 9 on Friday by virtue of a warrant served by the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 6 in September last year.
Working with his Filipina wife, Haurisjah allegedly duped 17 people by promising them work in Taiwan, said Senior Insp. Gil John Lobaton, PCP 9 intelligence chief.
Lobaton did not specify what type of work the couple offered their victims, but that they managed to swindle over P100,000 from two applicants.
Haurisjah was arrested on Quirino Avenue in Malate after a weeklong surveillance by police at his home in Bayview International Towers in Parañaque.
His wife remains at large. /atm