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20 Taiwanese nabbed for ‘online fraud’ in Cebu City

By: - Senior Reporter / @adorCDN
/ 04:46 PM November 21, 2016
Cyber-crime (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO)

Cyber-crime (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO)

CEBU CITY — Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) arrested 20 Taiwanese nationals for alleged online fraud.

Armed with a search warrant, the agents barged into a five-story house rented by the suspects at Buena Hills Subdivision in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City, past noon on Monday.

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Allan Tubi, acting chief of the NBI’s Regional Cybercrime Center Visayas, said the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines coordinated with them for the arrest of the Taiwanese nationals who allegedly defrauded their countrymen.

Inventory of seized items was ongoing, as of this posting.

“Will give you the specific details later,” Tubi said in an interview about 2 p.m. on Monday.  SFM

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