Tag Archives: Crime

Penalty for computer-related identity theft in the Philippines

  Penalty for computer-related identity theft in the Philippines Did you know? RA 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 punishes the creation of accounts using someone else’s identity. Those found guilty of committing computer-related identity theft will serve jail time of 6-12 years or will be meted a fine of at least P200,000. Computer-Related Identity Theft… Read More »

Anti Illegal Gambling Law Philippines

  Anti Illegal Gambling Law Philippines What is prohibited? 1. Gambling during a funeral wake (such as) Sakla Pusoy Cara y Cruz etc. 2. Gambling on the street (such as) Bingo Jueteng Sabong Bookies EZ-2 Loteng Video Karera   Reminder: All gambling and money-related activities are strictly prohibited in accordance with RA 9287 and PD 1602.   You… Read More »

Man arrested after a bomb joke at MRT-Guadalupe Station

A man was arrested after a bomb joke at the MRT-Guadalupe station. Arestado ang isang lalaki matapos magbiro na may bomba sa MRT-Guadalupe station.@news5aksyon   Kept in mind that there is a law in the Philippines called the Anti-Bomb Joke law which is a special crime. Anti-Bomb Joke law is a special crime that is committed when there… Read More »

Fisherman caught illegally trading balintong in Taytay Town

Some 10 live critically endangered scaly anteaters (pangolin or balintong) were seized Friday from a fisherman moonlighting as an illegal wildlife trader in Barangay Liminangcong, Taytay town.   Balintong (Manis culionensis) resembles a reptile with neat scales and no teeth, and is only found in the Philippine province of Palawan.   It can be found in forests, grassland,… Read More »

Sagay 9 Victims Relatives Given Financial Assistance

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol turns over financial assistance to the relatives of Sagay 9 victims at the wake in the city gymnasium on Friday, with Mayor Alfredo Marañon III & Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr.   Sagay 9 refers to the nine sugarcane farmers who were victims of massacre in Sagay City in Negros Occidental.   The AFP for… Read More »