Two Chinese nationals were arrested in Las Piñas City Tuesday night after allegedly stealing P1.2 million from their Malaysian national employer.
The foreigners were arrested after a 36-year-old businessman reported to police when he noticed cash from his bank account was stolen.
The money comes from the online gaming he runs where players’ bets go straight into his bank account.
The victim received a notification on his cellphone that the money had been transferred to the accounts of his two Chinese nationals employees.
The suspects were between 19 and 20 years old.
According to Police Lt. Alberto Vida, chief of the intelligence section of Las Piñas City police, the suspects had been serving the victim’s company for a long time. They also knew about handling the Malaysian national’s accounts.
3 Chinese loan sharks arrested for abducting Malaysian casino addict
Last week, Parañaque City Police arrested three Chinese nationals who were “loan sharks” after abducting a Malaysian national who owed them a massive debt.
The suspects were identified as Chang Yuan, Liu Shihui, and Jiang Yong. The three Chinese loan sharks arrested were staying at the Crown Bay Tower on Roxas Boulevard, Brgy. Baclaran, Parañaque City.
Police have rescued the victim, Chua Sai Yee, a Malaysian national.
According to the police report, they first received a phone call from a concerned citizen who reported the abduction of the Malaysian victim.
The police launched the rescue operation at 9:30 pm at a condominium building in Brgy. Baclaran where the suspects live. Here the police arrested the suspects and found the victim.