Crime

Bill seeking jail time vs. unfair debt collection practices filed

Published by rudy Date posted on July 18, 2021

MANILA – Senator Win Gatchalian warned financial service providers anew, including online lending platforms, against continuing with their abusive debt collection practice, as he vowed to pursue the legislation criminalizing such acts.

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PNP: Crimes drop by 64% in Duterte’s term

Published by rudy Date posted on July 11, 2021

by Emmanuel Tupas (The Philippine Star), 11 Jul 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The crime volume in the country during the administration of President Duterte dropped by at least 64 percent compared to his predecessor, the late president Benigno Aquino III, the Philippine National Police (PNP) announced yesterday.

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As Filipinos struggle to pay bills, fraudsters target them too

Published by rudy Date posted on April 19, 2021

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Criminal prosecution of online lender pushed

Published by rudy Date posted on February 20, 2021

by Roy Stephen C. Canivel, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 20 Feb 2021 The privacy watchdog has recommended the criminal prosecution of an online lender who harassed and public-shamed borrowers into paying back their debts, more than a year since an investigation was announced.

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TINGNAN. Ayon sa PNP, 19,087 na insidente ng riding-in-tandem ang naganap mula January 1, 2016 hanggang January 31, 2021. Pulis, militar, abogado, huwes, doktor, miyembro ng LGBTQ+, pari, bata, mga ordinaryong mamamayan…walang pinipili ang pagpapatay!

Published by rudy Date posted on February 18, 2021

TINGNAN. Ayon sa PNP, 19,087 na insidente ng riding-in-tandem ang naganap mula January 1, 2016 hanggang January 31, 2021. Pulis, militar, abogado, huwes, doktor, miyembro ng LGBTQ+, pari, bata, mga ordinaryong mamamayan…walang pinipili ang pagpapatay! pic.twitter.com/sdH06vKKnu — Richard J. Gordon (@DickGordonDG) February 18, 2021

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4 M aliens in ‘pastillas’ scam stealing jobs from Filipinos

Published by rudy Date posted on November 4, 2020

by Jarius Bondoc (The Philippine Star), 4 Nov 2020 Four million young aliens who bribed their way into the country since 2017 are a menace. Mostly Chinese, they are stealing as many Filipino jobs. Some have taken Filipino spouses, to acquire land. They enjoy privileges reserved for Filipinos, like extracting natural resources, and owning utilities…

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Over 1,500 rapists, murderers released through GCTA since 2013 —solon

Published by rudy Date posted on August 30, 2019

by —KBK, GMA News, Aug 30, 2019 Over 1,500 convicted rapists and murderers have been released from prison due to “good conduct” from 2013 to 2019, according to PBA party-list Representative Jericho Nograles, citing Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) data.

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1.8 million Pinoys fell victim to petty crimes — SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on February 24, 2019

by Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star) – Feb 24, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — An estimated 1.8 million Filipinos have been victimized by common crimes in the second half of 2018, the highest recorded by Social Weather Stations (SWS) last year.

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SWS: 1.4M Filipino families victimized by common crimes in past 6 months

Published by rudy Date posted on November 29, 2018

by Christia Marie Ramos, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Nov 29, 2018 An estimated 1.4 million Filipino families (6.1 percent) reported that they were victimized by common crimes in the past six months, the latest Social Weather Station (SWS) survey showed.

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Victims of online love scams rising

Published by rudy Date posted on May 17, 2018

SPECIAL REPORT By: Jeannette I. Andrade – Reporter, Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 17, 2018 (Last of two parts) Anyone among the 67 million Filipinos and the tens of millions of other people who are logged on the internet at any one time could be a suspect or a victim in the online “love scam” —…

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SWS: Victims of common crimes at ‘record-low’ 6.1% in 2017

Published by rudy Date posted on February 2, 2018

by Julius N. Leonen, Inquirer, Feb 2, 2018 The average rate of families who fell victim to common crimes in the country declined to a “record-low” 6.1 percent in 2017, a nationwide Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey disclosed on Friday.

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The next high-tech weapon in the fight against crime? A fridge that spies on you

Published by rudy Date posted on August 22, 2017

by John McKenna, Aug 22, 2017 From DNA databases to police drones and GPS tracking darts, technology plays a vital role in the fight against crime. In Australia an unlikely new recruit could be added to law enforcers’ arsenal of high-tech tools: the fridge. Refrigerators connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) – smart fridges…

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SWS: More families fall victims to crimes

Published by rudy Date posted on April 25, 2017

by CHRISTINE O. AVENDANO AND MARIELLE MEDINA AND KATHLEEN DE VILLA, INQUIRER RESEARCH, Apr 25, 2017 The Palace on Monday said the temporary suspension of the government’s war on drugs became a “window of opportunity” for drug suspects to rob people and steal cars.

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Cybercrime cases rising – PNP

Published by rudy Date posted on March 6, 2017

By Cecille Suerte Felipe (The Philippine Star), Mar 6, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Cybercrime cases continue to rise with the upsurge in the number of internet users in the country, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said yesterday.

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4M Filipinos are crime victims

Published by rudy Date posted on March 18, 2015

THE SOCIAL Weather Station survey citing that 4-million Pinoys are crime victims in 2014 alone sounds realistic. And this statistic could be lower or higher depending on the incidents being reported by different police units in the countryside.

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GUESS | What were the most common crimes by minors in first half of year?

Published by rudy Date posted on August 11, 2014

MANILA, Philippines — Theft, mugging, and rape were the most common crimes committed by minors in the first half of the year, data from the Philippine National Police showed. Figures from the PNP’s Directorate for Investigative and Detective and Management recorded 7,764 offenses by minors, a slight dip from the 7,825 cases over the same…

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PNP admits increase in crime rate

Published by rudy Date posted on June 27, 2014

THE National Police admitted on Friday that crime incidence has surged during the past five months compared with the same period last year, but added that this was mainly due to the correct reporting done by police commanders.

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Supreme Court: Cell phones are protected from warrantless searches

Published by rudy Date posted on June 25, 2014

The high court issues a decision on two cases related to police searches of mobile phones, calling modern cell phones “not just another technological convenience.”

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PNP clamps down on crime statistics

Published by rudy Date posted on June 20, 2014

POLICE on Thursday refused to release the latest statistics one day after admitting a surge in crime while the Palace turned down calls to fire Philippine National Police chief Alan Purisima and Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II for their failure to keep the peace.

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90% of cases dismissed due to police negligence

Published by rudy Date posted on February 24, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – About 90 percent of cases filed in court were dismissed due to police negligence, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said.

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Foreign fraudsters love it in PHL, too

Published by rudy Date posted on March 12, 2013

MORE Filipinos each year are being robbed of cash through otherwise legitimate transactions such as automated teller machine (ATM) withdrawals, credit-card purchases and online banking, as fraud has increased alongside the country’s growing prosperity.

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Income inequality, not poverty, responsible for crime — NSCB

Published by rudy Date posted on February 25, 2013

MANILA – Forget what you learned about poverty causing crime. According to the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB), crime is more a function of income inequality.

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PNP: Rise in crime due to reporting system, not failure of cops

Published by rudy Date posted on November 12, 2012

Blame the rise in criminality nationwide on the new crime reporting system of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and not on the failure of the police to thwart criminality.

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Makati not promiscuous, says spokesman

Published by rudy Date posted on October 20, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – The spokesman of the country’s premier commercial and financial district dismissed the findings of an online survey which ranked Makati City as the 3rd most promiscuous in Asia.

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Promiscuity survey ranks Makati No. 3 among Asian cities…

Published by rudy Date posted on October 20, 2012

MANILA, Philippines—Makati is among Asia’s top cities with the “most promiscuous” men, according to a recently released online dating study. The study, which involved 10,000 members of dating website SeekingArrangement.com, found that around three in every four men in Makati (77 percent) reported having more than five sexual partners per year.

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Breakdown of law and order spreads

Published by rudy Date posted on June 29, 2012

“There is no crime wave in Metro Manila.” So declared the National Police last March, amid reports of brazen robberies, including inside a shopping mall where a security guard was killed. It was very wrong. Two more mall heists were pulled off since then. Not only that. Thieves also tunneled their way into banks, money…

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Crime on decline, boasts PNP chief

Published by rudy Date posted on February 14, 2012

President Benigno C. Aquino III [seated, second from left] presides over the Philippine National Police Command Conference at the general headquarters of the PNP in Camp Crame, Quezon City. Joining him are PNP Director General Nicanor Bartolome, Local Government Undersecretary Rico Puno, and senior police officers.

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Fewer crimes in 2011-PNP

Published by rudy Date posted on January 4, 2012

THE PHILIPPINE National Police has announced yesterday that the crime rates dropped by 23 percent compared to last year’s record.

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More crimes using Facebook reported in PH

Published by rudy Date posted on June 22, 2011

MANILA, Philippines – Crimes and complaints involving the popular social networking site Facebook are rising this year, the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group said Wednesday.

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Abusive Pinoy taxi drivers rapped by State Department

Published by rudy Date posted on June 16, 2011

IT seems that the notoriety of some taxi drivers in the Philippines has got the attention of the United States, as the US State Department warned Americans against abusive taxi drivers, particularly those engaging in “contractual practices.”

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July 30 – World Day
Against Trafficking in Persons

“One life trafficked, one too many!”

 

Invoke Article 33 of the ILO constitution
against the military junta in Myanmar
to carry out the 2021 ILO Commission of Inquiry recommendations
against serious violations of Forced Labour and Freedom of Association protocols.

 

Accept National Unity Government
(NUG) of Myanmar.
Reject Military!

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