2 arrested, P500K in fake cash recovered in Agusan del Norte | Inquirer News

2 arrested, P500K in fake cash recovered in Agusan del Norte

/ 05:05 PM September 28, 2022
2 arrested, P500K in fake cash recovered in Agusan del Norte

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MANILA, Philippines — Two persons were arrested in Agusan del Norte for alleged swindling and for possession of at least P500,000 in counterfeit money, police said.

In a statement, the Caraga police said they arrested suspects Robert Daplas, 40, and his live-in partner “Milagros,” 41, on Tuesday after victim Angel Amper reported that the duo paid her with “bogus money” when they bought 4 kilos of roasted pork.

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Amper said that she was going to confront the suspects when they fled. In the town of Nasipit, the suspects were arrested at a highway checkpoint close to the Triangulo barangay (village).

Police said the suspects had surrendered six bundles of counterfeit money worth P500,000.

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Formal complaints for swindling and illegal possession and use of false treasury are being readied against the suspects, according to the Caraga police. — Catherine Dabu, INQUIRER.net trainee

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