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Online retailer arrested for selling overpriced alcohol, face masks in Isabela

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — A 24-year-old online retailer was arrested on Friday (Mar. 20) for selling overpriced ethyl alcohol and face masks during an entrapment operation outside a mall, police said.

Michael Bravo, a Cauayan City resident, was detained after selling 31 bottles of alcohol for P9,300 and 38 pieces of face masks worth P5,700 to an agent of the Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group.

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He priced a bottle of alcohol for P300 and an N95 face mask for P150. Bravo received P15,000 from the agent and was quickly nabbed by the CIDG and the Department of Trade and Industry.

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