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2 Koreans arrested for cybercrime in Pampanga

Nov 22, 2017 @ 5:49

Several computer units belonging to two Korean tourists and were allegedly being used in cybercrime were seized in Angeles City in Pampanga.

Judge Maria Amifaith Fider-Reyes of the City of San Fernando Regional Trial Court Branch 42 issued the order on Monday, November 20.

Pampanga’s Criminal Investigation and Detection Group received information from an employee-turned-police informant that the computers owned by the suspects were being used to allegedly defraud victims by accessing and using their credit card’s client information.

The police then requested the court for warrants to search residential units 53-5, 53-2, and 49-19 located in Dona Isabel Subdivision in Barangay Pulung Maragul here.

Named in the 3 search warrants were Chang Chang Yu, Young Ho, and other occupants of the 3 residential units, for violating Section 9 of the Republic Act 8484 (Access Devices Regulation Act of 1998) in relation to Section 7 of RA 10175, the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.

The police have arrested Chang, but Young remains at large.

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