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       A. Improve Crime Prevention

Results-Oriented Operations

  1. Intelligence.

Surveillance. A total of fourteen (14) intelligence-driven activities were conducted that resulted in the arrest of several personalities involved in cyber crime offenses.

Using Social Media Exploitation. For the covered period, fifty four (54) persons of interest (POI) were monitored from different factions of Abu Sayyaf cells in Basilan and Sulu through the use of social media exploitation and subsequently shared to concerned agencies for their intelligence requirement.

Cyber Security Monitoring. This Group was able to monitor forty-five (45) cases of websites defacement and further notified the concerned agencies for their appropriate actions and assistance.

  1. Operations. A total of 26 police operations were conducted against cyber criminals for the given period:
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ENTRAPMENT

BRIEF FACTS OF THE CASE CRIME COMMITTED DATE
3 Police operations by virtue of Three search warrants at Units 1, 2 and 3 at Aquino Apartment, Mercury Street, San Fernando Subdivision, Barangay Sto. Niño, City of San Fernando, Pampanga which resulted in the arrest of forty (40) individuals and seizure of the items used or intended to be use in their illegal activities: “Cybersex”

 

Violation of Sec 4 (c) (1) of Republic Act 10175 (The Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012)

January 22, 2015
1 Entrapment Operation against Credit Card Fraudster in #319 Sen. Neptali Gonzales St., Brgy. San Jose, Mandaluyong City that resulted in the arrest of alias VICENTE KANG. Violation of Republic Act 8484 (Access Devices Regulation Act of 1998) February 13, 2015
1 Police operations against illegal online gambling by virtue of search warrant against CP ASIAN SOLUTIONS CORP located at 3rd Floor, Spring Cinema, P Burgos Street corner Lizada Street, Pasay City which resulted in the arrest of twenty six (26) suspects, to wit: Violation of Section 6,  Republic Act 10175 (The Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012) pursuant to Presidential Decree 1602 as amended by Republic Act 9287 (Illegal Gambling) February 18,2015
1 Entrapment Operations against group of persons for unauthorized selling of Globe Modem in the amount of three thousand five hundred pesos (3, 500.00) per modem. Said operation resulted in the arrest of JC Navasquez, Deio Añonuevo, Resurrection Catalan Nibres and Clede Doctolero Salvacion Jr. at Food Express, Crossing Makar, Brgy. Labangal, General Santos City. Violation of Sec 9, Par (k) in relation to Sec 10 par (a) of RA 8484 (Unlawful possession of access device) February 25, 2015
1 Police operations by virtue of the search warrant at Unit No. 118-A Bonita Street, West Kalayaan Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City Zambales which resulted in the arrest of five (5) individuals and seizure of items used in committing a crime. Violation of Article 293, Revised Penal Code (Robbery/Extortion), by, through and with the use of Information and Communications Technology pursuant to Republic Act No. 10175 April 9, 2015
1 Police operations by virtue of the search warrant at Block 9, Unit E, Sta. Monica Homes, Camaya, Mariveles, Bataan. which resulted in the arrest of JONATHAN DELA CRUZ y JULIANO, 28 years old, single, Professor of Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Mariveles, Bataan. Violation of  RA 8293 (Intellectual Property Code) by, through and with the use of ICT Pursuant to Section 6, RA 10175 (The Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012). April 21, 2015
1 Follow up operations at Shangri-La, Makati City to verify the report pertaining to a fraudulent transaction being committed by Foreign Nationals through the use of FRUADULENT CREDIT CARDS that resulted to the arrest of Two (2) foreign Nat’ls, ALBERT ADOLF FORD, German National and SACHA BARON MARTIN, Swiss National involved in credit card fraud.

 

 

Violation of Article 172 (Falsification by private individual and use of falsified documents), Article 178 (Using fictitious name and concealing true name) of the Revised Penal Code, and Republic Act 8484 (Access Device Regulation Act of 1998).

Violation of Article 172 (Falsification by private individual and use of falsified documents), Article 178 (Using fictitious name and concealing true name) of the Revised Penal Code, and Republic Act 8484 (Access Device Regulation Act of 1998). July 3, 2015
1 Implementation of search warrant at the residence of certain Nico  Angelo Rempillo at 27 Del Pillar Street, Dayangdang, Naga City that resulted in the arrest of  the above mentioned respondent and confiscated two (2) Laptops, 1 computer system, router, avr and flash drive. Violation of RA 8293 (Intellectual Property Code) and Section 4 (b) (2) of RA 10175. July 22, 2015
1 Implementation of search warrant at Block 16 Lot 38, Costa Verde Subdivision, Roxas City that resulted in the arrest of One (1) Jim Marcelino y Bautista. Violation of RA 8293 (Intellectual Property Code) and Section 4 (b) (2) of RA 10175. July 23, 2015
1 Implementation of Search Warrant No.  15-24902 at the owner/occupant of Block 33, Lot 36, Phase 9B,  Deca Homes Residence, Gamay St., Brgy Tacunan, Tugbok District, Davao City, which  resulted to the arrest of one Mark Marlon Millendez, 26 years old, occupant owner of the above mentioned address while on the act (In flagrante delicto) of copying, uploading, streaming, distribution and sharing of ABS-CBN copyrighted materials at website www.asia.pinoymovie2k.com and www.asia.Movie128.com and the confiscation of items used in committing a crime. Violation of  RA 8293 (Intellectual Property Code) and Section 4 (b) (2) of RA 10175. July 28, 2015
2 Simultaneous implementation of two (2) Search Warrant Nos. 2015-28 and 2015-29 at USL ULTIMATE Online Amusement Service, managed by Joven Ong and Donna Ong located at Valencia St., Brgy Model, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan and at EXTREME ZONE BADMINTON COURT & RECREATION CENTER managed by CHRISTINE TRINI ANN MENDOZA AGABAS, and her husband “aka” JUN AGABAS located along Rizal Avenue, near corner Burgos St., Brgy., Tagumpay, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan that resulted in the arret of Fourteen (14) individuals Violation of Presidential Decree 1602 as amended by Republic Act 9287 (Illegal Gambling), by, through and with the use of Information and Communications Technology pursuant to Section 6 of Republic Act 10175 (Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012).

 

 

July 29, 2015
1 Entrapment operation at ZAFIRE DISTRIBUTORS, INC., located at #49 Examiner Street, West Triangle, Quezon City, that resulted to the apprehension of Mrs. AVELINA ABAD Y BATINO A.K.A. CHERRY RAMOS Y LOPEZ, 71 years old, married a resident of 2450 Yuseco Street, Sta. Cruz, Manila. Violation of Article 315 (Swindling/Estafa) of theRPC committed by, through, and with the use of ICT pursuant to Section 6 of R.A. 10175 (Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012) and Article 166 (Forging treasury or bank note) July 31, 2015
1 Entrapment operation at Caltex Gasoline Station, National Highway, Canlalay, Biñan, Laguna that resulted in the arrest of Gilbert Don S Labayani, Jr., 24 yrs old, single and resident of Blk 8, Lot 1, #48 Sampaguita St., Pacita 1, San Pedro, Laguna. Said person was arrested while in possession of a skimming device. Violation of RA 8484 (Access Devices Regulation Act of 1998) in relation to RA 10175 (Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012) August 10, 2015
1 Entrapment operation at Graceland Restaurant, Pacific Mall, Bgy Bitano, Legazpi City that resulted to the arrest of Axel Tria. Violation of Article 293, RPC (Robbery/Extortion), by, through and with the use of Information and Communications Technology pursuant RA 10175 August 24, 2015
1 Police operations against users of fraudulent credit cards in front of Tyche Hotel, Governor Forbes St., Brgy 31, Baybay Legazpi City that resulted in the arrest of Seven (7) individuals. Violation of R.A. 8484 and P.D. 1689 (Syndicated Estafa) September 30, 2015
4 Simultaneous implementation of Four (4) Search Warrants in different areas in Navotas and Malabon City involved in cybersex activity that resulted in the arrest of Five (5) individuals and confiscation of articles involved in their illegal activities. Violation of Section 4(c)1, Republic Act 10175 October 8, 2015
1 Entrapment operation in the vicinity of Caltex Gasoline Station located at A. Mabini Street Maypajo Caloocan City, that resulted the arrest of one (1) LEWIN ANCHETA y BAAGEN, 30 years old, jobless, with former address at 16 Joffre Street, Halo Halo Street, St. Joseph San Juan City, and presently renting at 11 P. Guevara St. San Juan City who lured, groomed and persuaded the victim in creating child pornography materials. Violation of RA 10364 (Expanded Trafficking in Person Act of 2012), RA 9775 (Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009) and RA 7610 (Special Protection of Children Against Child Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act) March 10, 2015
1 Entrapment operation which resulted in the arrest of Maika Perez AKA Rachel Perez y Azcona and the rescue of One (1) minor Abigail Lopez, 16 years old and Kathleen Crisostomo, 20 years old at a hotel along Osmeña Boulevard, Cebu City. Violation of RA 10364 (Expanded Trafficking in Person Act of 2012), RA 9775 (Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009) and RA 7610 (Special Protection of Children Against Child Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act) August 17, 2015
1 Entrapment operation at the vicinity of SM San Lazaro, Manila that resulted in the arrest of One (1) BRIAN BUCAD y VILLAR. Violations of RA 7610, RA 9995, RA 10364 and Article 293 of the Revised Penal Code (Robbery/Extortion) in relation to Section 6 of RA 10175 also known as the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012. September 5, 2015
1 Enrapment operation at Cellphone Center/Shop located at Public Market, Poblacion, South Cotabato that resulted to the arrest of  Rene Gustilo baylon and  Renjie Lopez Dela Cruz who are selling pornographic materials. Violation of RA 9995 (Anti-Photo and Video Voyeurism of 2009) in relation to Sec 6 of RA 10175 November 6, 2015

 

 

3. Community Relations.

Quality Service Lane. This Group continuously maintained the Operationalization/Management of the Quality Service Lane for easy access to all walk-in complainants.

Improve Crime Solution

Results-Oriented Investigation

  1. Cybercrime Investigation. For the period, a total of 847 cybercrime investigations conducted by this Group. There are 23 cases filed, 109 case closed and 715 still under investigation.
  2. Digital Forensic. As part of major deliverables of this Group, a total of 792 requests with 2,928 electronic evidence for digital forensic examinations. The digital evidence was received from PROs, NSUs and other government agencies, as shown:

  1. Develop competent, motivated and values-oriented and discipline personnel.

Individual Training Program. Several programmed and uprogrammed courses were availed by ACG personnel to improve their competencies and inculcate the core values necessary in the performance of their duties.

Mandatory Courses. Part of career development, several personnel have successfully finished the mandatory courses: three (3) Police Commissioned Officers (PCOs) for the Public Safety Officers Advance Course (PSOAC); and three (3) Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PNCOs) for the Public Safety Junior Leadership Course (PSJLC).

As of this period, three (3) PCOs with the rank of PSINSP are undergoing the Public Safety Officers Advance Course (PSOAC) while one (1) PCO with the rank of PSUPT is currently taking the Public Safety Officers Executive Course (PSOSEC) held at the National Police College, Philippine Public Safety College, Silang, Cavite.

Specialized Training Program. Recognizing the value of having the precise skills and competencies for the right job, a total of 25 specialized trainings were attended by the personnel of this Group. Shown is the list of specialized traings attended:

Name of Specialized Training Jan to Nov 2015 Ongoing
Criminal Investigation Course 7 2
Close Protection Course 2  
Logistic Management Course 1  
Basic Logistic Course 1  
Police Intelligence Officer’s Course   1
Information Communications Technology Management Course 3  
PNP Specialized Planning Course 1  
Basic Korean Language and Culture Familiarization Training 1  
Provincial Director’s/City Director’s Qualification Course 1  
Instructor’s Development Course 1  
Conduct of Skills Development Program of the PNP “Barista” (NCII) 5  
Conduct of Skills Development Program of the PNP “Food and Beverages Services” (NCII) 2  
SUB – TOTAL 25 3
GRAND TOTAL                                     28

 Unit Training Program. Out of 135 PNP ACG personnel, one hundred eleven (111) have undergone the Introduction to Cybercrime Investigation Course (ICIC); 91 on Identification and Seizure of Digital Evidence (ISDE); 89 on Introduction to Digital Forensics and Investigation (IDFI); and 86 on Proactive Internet Investigation Course. Likewise, 67 personnel have already completed the four basic “foundation” courses designed for this Group and become a qualified “Cyber Cops”. For CY 2015, a total of four (4) unit training courses have successfully been completed for this year namely: Introduction to Cybercrime Investigation Course (ICIC); Identification and Seizure of Digital Evidence; Introduction to Digital Forensics and Investigation; and Proactive Internet Investigation.

Foreign Training Program. For the period covered, Forty eight (48) ACG personnel were sent abroad to undergo trainings in different countries, as shown below:

  TITLE OF THE COURSE DATE VENUE PARTICIPANTS
1. Scholars Program on Chinese Language and Culture September 2014-July 2015 Huaquao University, China PSI GERONG
2. Countermeasure Against Cybercrime (JICA-TESDA) Jan 18, 2015-

 

Feb 7, 2015

Japan PCINSP LORENZO
3. Capacity Building- Domain Investigation and Disruption Awareness Training (UK NCA-National Crime Agency)

 

 

Feb 6-7, 2015 Singapore PSINSP REYES
4. Basic Investigations of Computer and Evidence Protection Course (ILEA)

 

 

Feb 9-13, 2015 Bangkok, Thailand SPO2 Cacho
5. Advanced Cybercrime Investigation Training for Cyber-Policing Capacity Building Program in Asian Countries (KOICA) February 26- March 25, 2015 Seongnam and Yongin, Korea PSINSP LOZADA

 

PSINSP VIRTUDAZO

SPO3 Rodriguez

PO3 Almonia

 

6. G7-24/7 Network Training Program (National Police Agency-Japan)

 

 

February 25-27, 2015 Tokyo, Japan PCINSP GUILLERMO

 

 

PSSUPT SOSA

 

7. 1st INTERPOL Training on Obtaining Cybercrime Investigation-Related Information Across Multiple Jurisdictions

 

 

Mar 2-4, 2015 Singapore PSUPT CASTOR

 

PSI TAMAYO

8. ASEAN Financial Institution Conference (ASEANFIC) Mar 5, 2015 Cambodia PCI GUILLERMO
9. Assessing the Threat of Cybercrime

 

 

March 26-27, 2015 Council of Europe – Colombo, Sri Lanka PCI LORENZO
10. Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) Board Members Meeting

 

 

 

April 13-16, 2015 VGT/Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)/ Australian Institute of Police Management, Sydney, Australia PSSUPT GUNNACAO

 

PSUPT CASTOR

PSUPT CASTILLO

 

11. Session on Security Solutions for Urbanised Cities April 15, 2015 Singapore PCINSP GUILLERMO
12. Cyber Exploitation and Social Media Analysis Course May 3-7, 2015 Australian Federal  Police/INDONESIA PSI PARAS
13. United States Third Country Training Programme: Workshop on Cybercrime May 4-8, 2015 US DOJ, Office of the Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance and Training (OPDAT)/Technical Cooperation Directorate for Permanent Secretary/ SINGAPORE  

 

PSI PACITENG

 

PSI PARAS

14. Criminal Justice (Focus on Investigation, Prosecution, Adjudication and International Cooperation) May 10 to June 18, 2015 JICA/TESDA – Japan PCI CENA
15. Asia Region Law Enforcement Management Program 38 (ARLEMP 38) “Women in Police Leadership” May 24 to June 3, 2015 Australian Federal Police (AFP)/ Hanoi, Vietnam PSUPT CASTILLO
16. Computer Network Intrusion Course May 25-29, 2015 International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA)

 

 

PO3 Garcia

 

PO2 Sanchez

17. Counter Terrorism Leaders Working Group (CTLWG) Meeting June 1-3, 2015 Australian Federal Police (AFP)/ Langkawi, Malaysia PSUPT PAGENTE
18. Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY) 13th Plenary meeting, OCTOPUS Conference, and GLACY 3rd Steering Committee Meeting June 15-19, 2015 Council of Europe/ Strasbourg, France PSI LOZADA
19. 10th INTERPOL Project ACES Working Group Meeting June 9-12, 2015 Korean National Police/Seoul, South Korea PSSUPT COMMENDADOR
20. Cyber Security Capacity Building: Cyber Security Compliance, Incident Handling and Assessment Training Program August 17 to 26, 2015 Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme (MTCP) in coord with TESDA/ Malaysia PCINSP LANDIG
21. Advanced Computer and Network Intrusion Course August 31-September 4, 2015 Political Rule of Law Chief, US Embassy/ ILEA/ Thailand SPO1 delos Santos
22. Training Program for Law Enforcement Agencies September 3-4, 2015 Pfizer Corporation/ Hongkong PSUPT GUILLERMO

 

PCINSP PALMON

PO3 Borata

 

23. INTERPOL Forensics Workshop for Southeast Asia and Pacific September 7-11, 2015 INTERPOL/

 

Singapore

PSUPT PAGENTE
24. Cyber Exploitation and Social Media Analysis Course September 14-18, 2015 Austraian Federal Police(AFP)/ Semarang, Indonesia PSINSP PARAS
25. INTERPOL Sextortion Coordination Conference September 15, 2015 INTERPOL/ Singapore PSINSP REYES, RA
26. Investigating and Prosecuting Computer Facilitated Crimes Against Children September 14-16, 2015 UNICEF/ United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand PSUPT CASTILLO
27. Counteraction to Computer Terrorism

 

 

 

November 8-21, 2015 PCTC/Federal Security Service (FSS) of the Russian Federation/

 

Moscow, Russia

PSUPT LORENZO
28. 3rd Eurasian Working Group on Cybercrime for Heads of Units September 22-26, 2015 INTERPOL/Xiamen, People’s Republic of China PSSUPT ROQUE
29. International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on Cyber Security September 28-October 16, 2015 US Gov’t./ United States PSI LOZADA
30. Annual Europol- INTERPOL Cybercrime Conference September 28 to October 2, 2015 Council of Europe/ The Hague, Netherlands PSUPT PAGENTE
31. Training Course on Recovery of Illicit Proceeds and Fugitives Oversees for ASEAN Police Officers

 

 

October 18-24, 2015 Ministry of Public Security (MPS) of China/ Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China PSSUPT ESCOBAL

 

PSSUPT BIRUNG

PSINSP TAMAYO

32. Special Workshop on the Protection of Copyright and Related Rights October 19-30, 2015 WIPO/Tokyo, Japan PSUPT GUILLERMO
33. KNPA’s 70th Anniversary and “K-Police Wave Program” October 19-22, 2015 PNP/Seoul, Korea PSSUPT ROQUE
34. Strategic Meeting on Payment Card Fraud November 11-12, 2015 Europol and Romania/ Singapore SPO4 Rodriguez
35. Cyber Exploitation and Social Media Analysis Course November 30-December 4, 2015

 

 

Australian Federal Police/ JCLEC, Semarang, Indonesia PSINSP PARAS

Promotion System (3rd Level and 2nd Level Promotion). Part of uplifting the morale and welfare of the PNP personnel, a total of 31 ACG personnel were promoted to the next higher rank, as indicated below:

NO. LEVEL OF PROMOTION NO. OF PERSONNEL PROMOTED
1. PSUPT TO PSSUPT 3
2. PCINSP TO PSUPT 4
3. PSINSP TO PCINSP 4
4. SPO3 TO SPO4 1
5. SPO1 TO SPO2 3
6. PO3 TO SPO1 5
7. PO2 TO PO3 3
8. PO1 TO PO2 8
TOTAL 31

 Morale and Welfare Program. A total of 542 awards were given to the deserving personnel of this Group for their remarkable accomplishments, brokendown as follows:

Types of Award PCO PNCO NUP TOTAL
Medalya ng Kagalingan 4 4
Medalya ng Kasanayan 74 106 3 183
Medalya ng Papuri 68 165 233
Medalya ng Paglilingkod sa Luzon 31 52 83
Medalya ng Paglilingkod sa Visayas 1 4 5
Medalya ng Paglilingkod sa Mindanao 4 30 34
GRAND TOTAL   357 3 542

B. Sustain Partnership and Collaboration

  1. Sustain Partnership and Collaboration

Constant partnership and collaboration was undertaken by this Group together with the stakeholders and other government and private agencies in order to address the current threats on cybercrimes.

       a. Partnership and Collaboration with Stakeholders and other Pillars of the Criminal Justice System (CJS). The complexity of prosecuting cyber criminals made the PNP ACG to initiate the following activities for the establishment of stronger ties with the stakeholders and other concerned agencies:

       b. Recommended the creation and subsequent activation of National Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee – Subcommittee on Cybercrime (NALECCSOCY) which started on July 23, 2015.

  1. Initiated the “2-Day Seminar on the Laws and Jurisprudence on Cybercrime Related Laws” in partnership with the University of the Philippines Law Center held at PNP TS, Camp Crame, Quezon City on October 22 – 23, 2015.

Participated in “Regional Cybercrime – CyberSecurity Assessment Conference” co-sponsored by the Council of Europe and Office of the Cybercrime, Department of Justice which was attended by cybersecurity experts from ASEAN member-countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Taiwan held on November 11-12, 2015.

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  1. Participation in Religious, Health/Physical Fitness, and Environmental Protection Related Activities. Twenty (20) activities were participated in by this Group in support of the various flagship projects/programs of different government and private institutions, as shown:
ACTIVITIES
Number of Religious Faith-based Activities Participated Number of Health/Physical  Fitness Program Participated Number of Environmental Protection Related Activities Participated TOTAL
12 7 1 20
  1. Family, Juvenile and Gender Development. Various activities to address issues and concerns on family violence, gender equality, and non-discrimination among women were conducted through series of lectures provided by ACG resource persons and speakers, as shown below:
Seminar Number of Participants Date Conducted

 

Venue

 

 

Moral Recovery Program

 

(Topic: Spiritual Intelligence)

28 March 11, 2015 ATAP Cyber Laboratory Room, PNPTS, Camp Crame, Q.C.
Gender and Development Seminar (Topic: Gender Sensitivity) 20 March 13, 2015 PNP ACG Conference Room, Camp Crame, Q.C.
“Women’s Rights” 20 July 7, 2015 ATAP Cyber Laboratory Room, PNPTS, Camp Crame, Q.C.

 

  1. Optimize Utilization of Financial and Logistical Resources
  2. Financial Management Program. Seventy-five percent (as of 3rd Quarter) of programmed activities was properly funded and implemented based on the Annual Operations Plan and Budget for CY 2015 with the remaining target of 25% to be accomplished until the last quarter of the year.

2. Logistics Management Program. This Group ensures that all logistical programs are aligned towards the attainment of the Group’s mission, vision and functions.  The Group envisions the modernization of its facilities and digital equipment in order to effectively and efficiently accomplish its major deliverables. The program was incorporated in the updated Annual Procurement Plan (APP) and proposed Table of Equipment and Allowances (TEA) for appropriate budgeting in the calendar year 2016.

 

3. Management of Donations from LGUs and Other Agencies. The U.S. Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program donated one (1) lot of sophisticated technical equipment to aid in the conduct of forensic examination. It was received by the Director, ACG during the celebration of “2nd PNP ACG Anniversary” held at Multi-Purpose Hall, Camp Crame, Quezon City on March 16, 2015.

Firearms. Forty five (45) personnel of this Group have received their permanent issued firearms (Glock 17 Pistol). As part of continuing effort, lectures were conducted to the ACG personnel during PICE regarding the proper handling and maintenance of said firearms.

Mobility. As a result of the PNP Procurement Program for Motor Vehicles for CY 2014, the Group received one (1) unit of Toyota Hi-ace van on March 17, 2015 from the Directorate for Logistics through the Logistics Support Service to serve as utility vehicle used to perform the Group’s functions.

A. Sustain Public Information and Dialogue

  1. SUSTAIN PUBLIC INFORMATION AND DIALOGUE

Various activities were initiated by this Group to promote awareness and generate support among stakeholders focusing on prevention against cybercrimes and other related concerns towards the realization of having a safer cyber environment.

Public Information and Advocacy

Lectures on PNP P.A.T.R.O.L Plan 2030. In line with the present P.A.T.R.O.L Plan 2030, this Group relentlessly committed to reach out the public by giving lectures, seminars, and dialougues and encourage involvement among stakeholders regarding the Group’s mandate. There are two hundred forty nine (249) public awareness acitivities conducted by this Group with a total of twenty five thousand three hundred fifteen (25,315) participants. Majority of these are 103 lectures during trainings and seminars being initiated by this Group and stakeholders, as shown below:

PNP P.A.T.R.O.L. Plan 2030 Awareness Program Number of Activities Number of Participants
a. Cascading 11 1507
b.Lecture conducted in training/seminars 103 8240
c.Lecture conducted through P.I.C.E 44 6028
d. Lecture conducted in schools 57 8550
e.  Lecture conducted for Business Groups 0 0
f.    Lecture conducted through dialogue for NGO, CVOs, and other Socio-Civic Organizations 34 990
Total 249 25,315

The awareness program covered the different sectors identified to be potential victim/s of cybercrimes for them to prevent or know the appropriate courses of action. Likewise, it is a process of information dissemination for other agencies involved in the prosecution of cybercrime offenses.

Television and Radio Program Interviews. With the great effort

of keeping the public informed, there are thirty three (33) radio and television program interviews conducted by the different networks including on-site interview of operation against cyber criminals. The interviews included updates on the latest cybercrime trends, Top 5 Cybercrime Complaints of 2015, arrested individuals both foreign and Filipinos and recent accomplishment of this Group. Shown below is the figure of said activities:

Types of Medium Number of Activities
a. Television (interview/appearance) 26
b. Radio (interview/appearance) 7
TOTAL 33

PNP P.A.T.R.O.L. Plan 2030 – Related Information, Education & Communication (IEC) Materials. Increasing our presence to the community, the ACG was able to produce and distribute a total of 3,300 flyers, 1,450 handbook, 400 bookclips, 400 pamphlets, 75 stickers and 75 posters.

Information Dissemination on P.A.T.R.O.L. Plan 2030 through Electronic, Broadcast and Print Media. Using the social media for awareness program, a total of 1,337 activities were posted via Twitter and ACG website to cascade the different activities and accomplishments of this Group.

Cyber Security Bulletins. One of the best practices being implemented by this Group is the timely online publication of information and security topics with a total of twenty five (25) Cyber Security Bulletins posted for this period, as listed below:

  1. Understanding Sweet Orange Exploit Kit;
  2. Understanding Tethering And Hotspot;
  3. Understanding Cloud Computing;
  4. Understanding on Back-Up Data;
  5. Understanding Ransomware;
  6. Computer Network Exploitation;
  7. Understanding the Risk of Point-Of-Sale (POS) Malware;
  8. The Risk of Structured Query Language (SQL) Injection;
  9. Man in the E-Mail Scam;
  10. Understanding a Malware Known as “Dyre Wolf”;
  11. Understanding the Risk of Backdoor.Cyberat Virus;
  12. Understanding Android Security;
  13. Stay Safe on Social Networking Sites;
  14. Understanding Rootkit;
  15. Computer Physical Security;
  16. Securing Smart Televison;
  17. Downloading and File Sharing;
  18. Operating System Fingerprinting;
  19. LusyPOS;
  20. understanding a Malware Known as “worm_kelihos.nb”
  21. Securing Mac Computer;
  22. Securing Mobile Banking;
  23. Understanding the Risk of Devil Robber;
  24. Mobile Scam; and
  25. Understanding the Risk of Banking Dridex Malware.
  26. Citizen Empowerment

Angelnet Summit 2015.  Various groups of professionals, IT Security practitioners and other stakeholders were gathered together to share their respective expertise and learn on the current trends, experiences and other cyber related information. It also highlighted the roles and responsibilities of the participants in the protection of the well-being of the children and their pledge of commitment in combating online child abuses.

Advisory Council. The Advisory Council (AC) became instrumental in the fulfillment of the Group’s core functions as it continues to provide guidance and pieces of advice, all geared towards having a community safe from cyber criminals. At present, Mr. Joey Regala, Chairman AC of this Group is also working hand in hand as member of the National Advisory Group on Police Transformation and Development.