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‘Con artist’ back in jail for 10th time


An alleged leader of a swindling syndicate, who had repeatedly managed to walk out of jail after posting bail, was again arrested by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation on Thursday.

Posted: July 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Woman ‘arranging marriages’ as easy ticket to Canada sued


A woman is being sued in Quezon City for allegedly failing to make good on her promise to send a girl abroad by finding her a Canadian husband.

Posted: July 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Con artists dupe catechist, lotto outlet teller

Swindlers struck Saturday, victimizing a lotto outlet teller and a 72-year-old catechist in separate incidents in Cebu City.

Posted: June 17th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Isle tour sours


Two women selling nonexistent vacation package tours were arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in an entrapment operation on Tuesday.

Posted: April 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

2 men nabbed for allegedly trying to swindle local candidate


The Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced Tuesday the arrest of two men who allegedly told a local candidate they could manipulate the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines for a price.

Posted: February 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

End of line for notorious con man


A tip from an informer led to the arrest of a man who is a suspect in a string of swindling cases in Cebu and Mandaue cities.

Posted: January 15th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Suspected swindler arrested after maid alerts police


A suspected member of the swindling “dugo-dugo” gang was arrested by the Malabon Police on Tuesday afternoon after a household worker wised up to his con and arranged an entrapment operation with the police.

Posted: September 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

385 aliens in scam face deportation

The government will likely deport nearly 400 Taiwanese and Chinese arrested in a major telephone scam that swindled millions of dollars from elderly compatriots, police said on Friday.

Posted: August 24th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Palace orders DILG to probe Duterte paper-eating case

Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse M. Robredo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang has ordered the Department of Interior and Local Government to investigate allegations that Davao City Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte abused his position when he forced a suspected swindler to eat paper.

Posted: July 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Call from ‘mother’ made her give jewels to stranger


Hearing the frantic voice of her “mother” on the other end of the line made her fall for one of the oldest tricks in the book.

Posted: February 11th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

ATM swindling suspect faces 6 counts of theft


An ATM swindler caught in Quezon City Tuesday is now facing six counts of theft, Cubao police said on Friday.

Posted: October 21st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘Beware of swindlers’

CEBU City Police Director Ramon Melvin Buenafe warned the public to beware of swindlers after last Sunday’s arrest of four men who sold lubricants and other industrial products to businessman Mario Quiatan, 40, in a restaurant near Plaza Independencia. Quaitan said he sold his house and lot and a Toyota Fortuner vehicle to raise P1 [...]

Posted: September 27th, 2011 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

4 men nabbed for swindling

Police arrested four men who were accused of swindling a Talisay city resident of P1 milllion.

Posted: September 26th, 2011 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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