KOREAN FUGITIVE ARRESTED FOR TELEPHONE FRAUD
The KOREAN Desk asked the assistance of PNP ACG to arrest three (3) KOREAN fugitives involved in Telephone Fraud in Taguig City wherein they victimized more than 500 KOREAN Nationals.
Based on the information given by Police Chief Inspector Won Chang Yun, the fugitive has a standing warrant in Korea and under the RED NOTICE of the INTERPOL.
PSSUPT MARNI C MARCOS JR, Director PNP ACG said that the Korean Nationals involved in Telephone Fraud were being monitored. These Korean Nationals has seven (7) members and they are transferring from different locations so that they will not be detected.
SIN Gunjun is the Intermediary Manager of the organization, who distributes the roles, orders and encourages the members of the call center to deceive the victims. Their modus is send SMS to the victims, who needed a low¬ interest loan and they were able swindle 5,861,211,030 KRW from June 2015 to July 2016, said PSSUPT MARCOS.
The arrested fugitive was identified as GUNJUN SIN 25 year old and renting a condominium at 25O Avant at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.
According to PSSUPT MARCOS JR, prior to the arrest, PSUPT JAY D GUILLERMO applied for a search warrant in RTC, Manila and it was approved by Judge Rainelda H. Estacio-Montesa, RTC Branch 46, Manila for violation of Section 4(a)5 of Republic Act 10175 (Cybercrime Prevention Act).
On June 7, 2017 at about 10:30 AM, the search warrant was implemented at 25O Avant at the Fort, BGC, Taguig City led by PSUPT JAY D GUILLERMO, Police Chief Inspector Won Chang Yun, and members of Bureau of Immigration (BI) that resulted in the arrest of the suspect.
Confiscated from his possessions are 1 computer system, 4 laptop computers, four telephone sets, 2 modems, 4 cellular phones, and 1 tablet.
Gunjun Sin will be turned over to the Bureau of Immigration for deportation proceedings and to face the charges filed against him in Korea, said PSSUPT MARCOS JR.