Interpol, Anti-Cybercrime group bust 3 cybersex dens in Cam Sur, Naga City

CAMARINES SUR – Newly installed PNP Provincial Director of Camarines Sur Police Senior Superintendent Primo Golingay confirmed today that three alleged cybersex dens here were raided early this morning by the combined elements of the Anti-Cybercrime Group, Interpol, CIDG, NOSO and Regional Intelligence Operatives.

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Photo courtesy of Maria Theresa Laniog Iraola/Radyo Amigo 96.7 FM Iriga

The subjects of the raid were Digital Minds, Incorporated in the City of Naga; Money Magnet Portal Web Solution in Libmanan; and Money Builder Web Marketing Solution in San Francisco, Nabua.

Reports gathered by BICOL STANDARD reveal that the original targets of the raiding team were Mark Laracas of Naga City and Michael Quinn of Nabua. Both named individuals have pending warrants of arrest.

At press time, the authorities are still making a complete inventory of all the items, gadgets and other paraphernalia, found inside the office that was allegedly used for cybersex.

Meanwhile, in a separate report, Libmanan OIC Police Chief Vic Marpuri said that the establishment that is being occupied and utilized for cybersex is owned by a member of the family of a former town mayor of the said municipality. The police chief would not, however, give additional information regarding the issue, as they are still conducting a thorough investigation.

Another source, admitted, however, that the establishment was being operated by a person identified as Adrian Clores Dilanco, the grandson of former town Libmanan town mayor Teddy Dilanco.

In said business establishment, eight persons were found. Of the eight, three were allegedly dealing with their customers.

In Nabua, two persons were surprised by the members of the raiding team. They were identified as Michael Quinn, who is said to be the owner of the establishment and a certain Gerald BoseronTagum, who was caught in the allegedly, dealing with a foreigner customer.

In Naga City, the raiding team would not allow the members of the media to have access to the names of the persons inside the alleged cybersex den.

Police Supt Elmo Sayson, however, confirmed that 34 persons (young boys and girls) were inside the involved business establishment. Five of the thirty four (two females and three males) were allegedly dealing with their foreigner customers.

Seventy-five computers and nine CCTV cameras were also installed inside and outside the business establishment.

The authorities further said that those involved in this crime will face criminal charges for violating RA 8484 and RA 10175, otherwise known as the Anti-cybercrime Law.

A belated report from Legaspi City, meanwhile, confirmed that the Interpol from South Korea, National Bureau of investigation, and members of the Philippine National Police from Camp Crame, also raided a cyber sex den in the said city.

A member of the raiding team who requested not to be named in this report said that their operation is part of a nationwide campaign to eradicate cybersex crime activities that have proliferated even in the provinces. –With report from Oscar Esmenda/BICOLSTANDARD.COM

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