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American “sex traveller” arrested boarding PAL flight in Los Angeles

64-year-old Ronald Carey Shirley was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport, accused of engaging in sex with underage girls throughout Asia, including the Philippines. Shirley was boarding a Philippine Airlines flight to Manila when he was apprehended by Federal agents on a warrant for producing and receiving child pornography. Investigators…


Vatican busts two clergymen for possessing images of child abuse

Vatican Promoter of Justice Gian Piero Milano announced in a 50-page report on Vatican crime released on Saturday two instances of possession of child pornography being uncovered within Vatican walls. Of the two individuals who work and or live in the Vatican and were found in possession of child pornography, only…


Father In Cateel, Davao Oriental, arrested for raping his three daughters

The Philippines National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group arrested Alexander Llagas for sexually abusing his three daughters aged 15, 10 and six.  The complaint stems from the paternal grandmother asking the local police for help in arresting Llagas due to the abuse.  51-year-old Llagas, a widower, impregnated his eldest…



Filipinas among women rounded up in Malaysian nightclub raid

Numerous Filipino women were snared in a raid on a Malaysian nightclub on Saturday night. In the raid some 100 women were found to be “guest relations officers”. The club, in Jalan P Ramlee , a suburb of Kuala Lumpur, was raided at 11,45pm following reports of human trafficking. The women were from countries…


American wanted for sexual assault in Kentucky caught in Bacolod

An American has been arrested in Bacolod for a warrant of arrest for sexual assault in the state of Kentucky.  50-year-old Kent Thomas Kuszajenski – also known as Alex Arnold Stevens (a fictitious name he was using) was apprehended in Bacolod today at 7am.  The National Bureau of Investigation arrested…


Police crush ‘sextortion’ ring in San Fernando City

Forty suspected members of a ‘sextortion’ ring known to victimise foreigners in the city were arrested by the Philippines National Police Anti-Cybercrime Division.  The simulataneous raids on three apartments in San Fernando City rounded up the suspects who are now being held at Camp Crame police headquarters.  Seized in the raid was one…