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European groups behind ATM cloning, says PNP


The Philippine National Police Anti-Cybercrime Group sees separate groups of European nationals as the brains behind the rampant cloning of ATM cards in the Philippines.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Visiting singers from Philippines lose belongings to thieves in California


What should be an uplifting and exciting time for a young group of performers from Smokey Mountain in Tondo, Manila, turned to be a heartbreaking experience when the group’s mini-bus was broken into last Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 9, at the Serramonte Mall parking lot and their clothes, passports, gadgets and documents were stolen.

Posted: October 11th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Gay prostitutes use sex to rob tourists on Boracay

Boracay Island. FILE PHOTO

Gay prostitutes on Boracay Island prey on drunk tourists in a new robbery scheme revealed by police, the Philippine Information Agency said Tuesday.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Angry Fil-Ams protest pork scam

Filipino Americans protest pork in front of the New York Philippine Consulate. PHOTO by Elton Lugay

Let’s see now. When was the last time we Filipinos got so angry we marched on the streets to scream, curse and throw insults out of rage?

Posted: August 28th, 2013 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Korean casino spree organizer gambles firm’s money away

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The temptation to gamble must have been too hard to resist for a Korean casino junket employee who ended up losing more than P13 million of his company’s money.

Posted: May 17th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Japanese robbed of P33,000 in valuables by fake talent scout


A Japanese national who wanted to try a modelling career ended up getting duped by a man who pretended to be a talent manager and carted away her personal belongings and cash.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Korean arrested for stealing dormmate’s wallet in Manila


A 59-year-old Korean national was arrested Monday morning after his housemate complained that the former stole his wallet while he was sleeping in their boarding house in Ermita, Manila.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Saudi man loses P65K in Makati hotel; hotel guard quizzed


Saudi Arabian Jamal Thabitim Alyafel, 40, was expecting all the good things in the Philippines when he came for a week’s tour — beautiful mountains and sceneries, friendly and accommodating people, a nice stay.

Posted: January 15th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Italian loses laptop, cell phones, P51k in Makati restaurant


An Italian national lost her laptop, cell phones, camera and P51,000 in cash in a Makati City restaurant on Monday night.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Nepalese doctor loses cell phone to pickpocket in MRT

Passengers packed like sardines are an everyday occurrence at MRT trains plying Edsa.  One of the two pickpockets who stole the cell phone of a Nepalese doctor on Monday at the MRT in Quezon City is now behind bars.  PHOTO BY RICK ALBERTO

One of the two pickpockets on the prowl at the Metro Rail Transit is now behind bars after he stole the cell phone of a Nepalese doctor on Monday afternoon in Quezon City.

Posted: September 26th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »



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