Two Koreans arrested for “mail-order bride” scheme in Makati City

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2 Korean Nationals Arrested in “Mail-Order Bridge” Scheme in Makati City – www.philippineslifestyle.com

The Philippines National Police (PNP) Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) arrested two Koreans who are accused of being involved in human trafficking via a “mail-order bride” scheme.

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The PNP used an entrapment operation in Makati City this week to nab the pair.

Arrested were Wong Dongjung and Johng Bam Lee, both will face violations for Republic Act #9209 (The Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act) and RA #6955 (Anti-Mail Order Bridge Act).

Authorities said the CIDG Women and Children’s Protection Unit arrested the two during the entrapment scheme along Polar Street in Makati City on Thursday.

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The sting operation was conducted upon the complaint of Antonieta Mayorga, Lilibeth Jumuad and Angelique Lagura who all claimed they were recruited by the two Koreans for non-existing jobs in Korea.

Both  men are being held at the CIDG Headquarters in Camp Crame. The Korean Embassy has been informed of their arrested and detention for their crime.

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