The Philippine National Police Regional Anti-Cybercrime Office 5 (RACO 5) and Uson Municipal Police Station, Masbate conducted entrapment operation on May 3, 2017 at about 10:36 AM at Araneta Bus Terminal, Cubao, Quezon City.
The suspect identified as Reynaldo Morales y Garzo was arrested by a team led by PCINSP WENECO D FUENTES, Chief, RACO5, while forcibly dragging the complainant to ride a taxi to go to the nearest hotel for sexual favour in exchange of deleting the complainant’s nude photographs. According to the victim, her nude photographs were posted on Facebook on April 6, 2017 by the suspect using a Facebook Account Garzo Rey.
Recovered from the suspect is one (1) cellular phone which is subject for forensic examination.
Suspect is temporarily under the custody of PNP Anti-Cybercrime Group and a case of Grave Coercion committed by, through and with the use of ICT pursuant to Section 6 of RA 10175 is being prepared against the arrested suspect for filing in court.
With the leadership of PSSUPT MARNI C MARCOS JR, Director PNP ACG, this marks another accomplishment in the continuous effort to combat cyber criminals. The general public is encouraged to support the PNP against Cybercrimes by providing relevant information to the nearest police stations or through social media (Twitter - @PNPACG or Facebook Page – PNP Anti-Cybercrime Group) or through the following: Dial 117 or text 2920; PNP ACG Hotline 414-1560/633-1438 and Isumbong Mo Kay Tsip 09178475757.