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June 2015

Fraudster posing as Interpol agent arrested in La Union

A Filipino man was arrested yesterday on charges of swindling and threats after he posed as an Interpol Agent in the town of San Fernando, La Union. 53-year-old Alfredo Martelino was arrested after several complaints by residents of the city and also in San Juan, a nearby town. Martelino promised jobs…



Man who stabbed US Marine to death allowed to walk free by judge

The Philippines government is demanding that the Court of Appeals reinstate the arrest of two men convicted of killing an American Marine officer in Makati City in 2012. The two convicted men were allowed to walk free after a petition filed on January 26, 2015, in the Office of the Soliciter General…







3 Foreign Nationals Arrested in Kidnapping Syndicate in Bulacan Province

BULUCAN PROVINCE, Philippines – Three Nigerian nationals have been arrested on kidnapping charges after their captives escaped and sought assistance at the Bulacan province police station. The Nigerian syndicate is linked to a kidnapping ring which targets their own nationality. Their most recent captives escaped after 7 days and reported…