DOJ starts preliminary probe on nabbed illegal online gambling workers
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has started its preliminary investigation on the Chinese workers arrested at Fontana Leisure Park owned by gambling tycoon Jack Lam.
Of the 43, only 39 of the Chinese nationals appeared before the DOJ.
They are facing a complaint for violation of Presidential Decree 1602 or Prescribing Stiffer Penalties on Illegal Gambling in relation to Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.
The respondents obtained copies of the complaint filed against them as well as the evidence.
They were given up to January 13, 2017 to submit their counter-affidavit. RAM
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