PRO6 opens seminar on Cybercrime Investigation
In order to equip the police investigators on the nature of cybercrime and how to investigate such crime with the use of new technology and procedures, Police Regional Office 6 (PRO6) conducted a 10-day seminar-workshop to police investigators at Camp Martin Teofilo B. Delgado, Iloilo City today, August 26, 2014.
“This seminar is conducted in line with the learning and growth roadmap of PNP P.A.T.R.O.L. Plan 2030 and purposely, to give our police investigators a clear picture of the nature of cybercrimes and how to investigate such crimes using the new technology and procedures. After taking this seminar, investigators will understand the basic of cybercrimes and effective ways to investigate it”, said Police Chief Superintendent Josephus G. Angan, Director of PRO6.
Participants of this seminar are police investigators from different police stations of the region. Said seminar will focus on cybercrime law and how it is perpetrated, detected, and ultimately filed in court.
To note, last July, forty-two (42) Taiwanese and Chinese nationals were arrested for cyber fraud in the district of Mandurriao, Iloilo City for violation ofRepublic Act 8484 or the Access Device Act of 1998 through and with the use of Information Communication Technology and Republic Act 10175 also known as Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 wherein the suspects used the internet would call and introduce themselves as members of the police, prosecutors or judges. The suspects would then tell the victims that their bank accounts have been discovered to be involved in money laundering and other terrorist funding activities then offer their victims a way out, that is by transferring their money to a safe account that the suspects would provide.
Four women were also arrested by Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG6) in the district of Lapuz, Iloilo City including a 16-years old minor who is allegedly posing nude and performing sexual acts in front of the computer.
Antique police arrests drug suspects
Police officers and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA6) arrested four persons in an anti-illegal drug bust operation in Sibalom, Antique in the evening of August 3, 2014.
In a joint operation conducted by Sibalom Municipal Police Station, Antique Provincial Police Office Anti-Illegal Drugs Task Force and Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency arrested were the following: Jeanelyn Andrade y Estellena or alias “Palyn”, 36, single and a resident of District III, Sibalom, Antique, Angelito Confesor y Opinion, 50, single, resident of Brgy, Villahermosa, Sibalom, Antique; and Jestoni Marquez y Gellera, 25, and Jaymar Antonio y Aquitanio, 21, both residents of District III.
Meanwhile, PO1 Rannie Voltaire Moscoso y Sampuego, 29, resident of Brgy. Alangan Barbaza, Antique, PNP member assigned at Barbaza Municipal Police Station believed to be part of the group managed to escape during the operation and remains at large.
The team recovered twenty-two (22) sachets of suspected shabu, drug paraphernalia and buy-bust money amounting to P500.00.
Further, Police Chief Superintendent Josephus G. Angan, Director PRO6 reiterates his marching orders to go on hard on illegal drugs, run after wanted persons, account loose firearms, and prevent crimes.
Man arrested for Violation of RA 10591
A man was nabbed at Brgy. San Ramon, Malinao, Aklan in the morning of August 2, 2014 in a joint operation conducted by elements of Aklan Criminal Investigation and Detection Group(Aklan CIDG), Aklan Public Safety Company (APSC) and Malinao Municipal Police Station for violation of Republic Act 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.
They were able to arrest Carlito Dela Cruz y Mamburam, 63, years old, married and a resident of Brgy. San Ramon, Malinao Aklan by virtue of a Search Warrant number EJ-008-14 issued by Hon. Marrietta J. Homena, Executive Judge of, Regional Trial Court 6, Branch 1, Kalibo, Aklan.
Said operation led to the recovery from the possession of De la Cruz one (1) piece Sentinel Caliber 22 revolver, one (1) piece Super Colt magnum Caliber 22 revolver, one (1) piece Caliber 22 revolver without serial number, one (1) piece Smith and Wesson Caliber 357 revolver, one (1) piece Caliber 38 revolver, three (3) pieces of Smith and Wesson revolver without serial number, three (3) pieces of Caliber. 38 revolver without serial number, one (1) piece 12 gauge homemade shotgun with one (1) magazine and four (4) live ammunitions, one (1) piece magazine for Caliber 45 pistol, eleven (11) pieces live ammunitions of Caliber 45, seven (7) pieces live ammunitions of Caliber 38, one (1) piece bolt assembly of Caliber 22 riffle, one (1) piece Caliber 22 air riffle with serial number 4640, one (1) piece Caliber 22 air rifle with serial number 18239, one (1) piece Caliber 22 air rifle with serial number 8797, one (1) piece Farco Caliber 22 air rifle with serial number 79799 and two (2) pieces rifle butt of unknown Caliber.
Also,said search and inventory of evidences was conducted in the presence of the elected barangay officials of Brgy. San Ramon, Malinao Aklan while confiscated items were brought to CIDG Aklan Office. Further, suspect was turned-over to Kalibo Police Station for custody.
Police Chief Superintendent Josephus G. Angan, Regional Director of PRO6 applauded his men for a job well done and reiterates his marching orders to go on hard on illegal drugs, run after wanted persons, account loose firearms and prevent crimes.
PRO6 conducts Security Awareness Symposium
Police Regional Office 6 (PRO 6) in coordination with the Regional Intelligence Division, Iloilo City Police Office and Security Agency and Guards Unit (SAGU) conducted security awareness symposium last July 30, 2014 at Camp Martin Teofilo B. Delgado, Fort San Pedro Iloilo City among Jewelry Stores and Pawnshop Owners, Managers and Security Officers of Iloilo City.
The activity aims to increase the awareness of the different partner stakeholders and business establishments on bank robbery and encouraged them to be extra vigilant with the various modus operandi of the lawless elements. Likewise, five hundred (500) pieces of flyers on Crime Prevention and Safety tips with corresponding PNP hotline numbers were also distributed to all the participants.
Police Chief Superintendent Josephus G. Angan, Director PRO6, reiterated that “Crime Prevention is always a shared responsibility. Everyone should get involved and that partnership with the different stakeholders must be sustained and strengthened. As the police is continuously working on its proactive measures to prevent all forms of criminalities active involvement of the people in the community is encouraged.”