Woman swindler falls PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 11:34

Policemen under City Police Director Sr. Supt. Edwin De Ocampo arrested a woman swindler in an entrapment operation in Baliwasan the other day.

Arrested was Huda Lacbao y Dagani, 47, married, of Ranchez Drive, Baliwasan. She was nabbed by men of the Investigation Section led by Insp. Maricar Ledesma, deputy chief, at the vicinity of Western Mindanao State University last June 21.

A police report disclosed that Ramada Jose had filed a complaint at the city police office against Lacbao on June 20, for alleged collection of  admission fee for enrolment at Western Mindanao State University WMSU and at the same time using the name of Dr. Carla Ochotorena, Dean of Admission.

Acting on the complaint, investigators made a verification and found out that Lacbao is not connected with the university.

Other victims Rasidin and Nadia Alrasid also filed a complaint and told the police that they already gave to Lacbao P18,000, Alma Jamail gave P5,700 and Jose, the first complainant gave P16, 300.

After a thorough investigation, policemen led by Ledesma set up an entrapment operation at the vicinity of WMSU where Lacbao was arrested..

Recovered from Lacbao’s possession was P3,000 marked money used in the entrapment operation.

Lacbao was brought to the City Prosecutor Office for inquest for estafa in  three counts. — Dan Toribio Jr.