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British man arrested for voyeurism and child pornography in Pagadian City

  Police have arrested a British man after a raid at his home turned up a hoard of pornography in Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Norte. Authorities said the Briton was arrested after police raided his house in Rosario Homes Subdivision under a search warrant issued by Regional Trial Court, Branch 19. William Cannel was arrested and taken…





Bureau of Immigration orders deportation of ‘ladyboy killer’ Scott Pemberton

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has issued a deportation order against American Joseph Scott Pemberton. The deportation notice is subject to the clearance from a Philippine court hearing on Pemberton’s murder trial relating to the death of Jennifer Laude in October, 2014. “Wherefore, we find respondent Joseph Scott Pemberton, American national, to be an…


Australian man gets caught up in ‘sextortion’ plot

26-year-old Jenel Peñascosa of Iloilo, has been arrested for his part in a cyber-crime sex extortion (sextortion) complaint filed against him by a 20-year-old Iloilo college student. So far, extortion, human trafficking, attempted rape, resisting arrest and a few other charges have been filed against Peñascosa. Peñascosa is accused of attempting to…


Naked woman found dead in well had been raped, say police

Relatives looking for 32-year-old Roselyn Perlas discovered her decomposing, naked body in a shallow well, in Carles, Iloilo. A police spokesman said: “I believe she was raped. She was naked. There was no other motive because she had no known enemy in their place.” Perlas had been missing since October 11,…


Nine-year-old girl abducted and raped by motorcycle taxi driver

  A nine-year-old girl was grabbed, punched and raped by a motorcycle-for-hire driver in the mountain barangay of Danglag, Consolaction, Cebu last Sunday. The young girl is now confined to a Cebu City hospital for treatment of her injuries. The girl was grabbed at the town’s terminal where her grandmother…



Transsexual cybersex ring busted in Camanava, Metro Manila

The Philippines National Police have busted an online prostitution ring involving transsexuals operating in the Camanava region of Metro Manila.  PNP officers launched a series of raids last Thursday night and arrested Dennis Medina Muñoz a.k.a. “Tisay Solis Muñoz,” Jerry Navarro Monge a.k.a. “Apple,” Anthony Mendeja, Mar Anthony Gonzales and Kien…