December 13, 2008

2 Arrested for selling fake gold bars in Manila

Genuine Gold Bars

Two men were caught in the act of selling allegedly fake gold bars to former overseas Filipino workers Friday in Malate, Manila, a report said.

Authorities identified the suspects as Danilo Santos, native of Cotabato City and Rudy Ortega of 211 Buhangin, Davao City.

The two were arrested based on the complaint of Teodoro De Castro, 44, of Taal, Batangas.
Manila Police District-CIDU Chief Inspector Dominador Arevalo said, the arrest happened at around 1:30 p.m. at the parking area of Harrison Plaza Commercial Complexin Manila.

The victim said in his complaint that the suspects first offered him gold bars worth 4 million pesos.
The initial transaction was initially made at Mati, Davao City last but the complainant cancelled the deal.

On December 8, the suspects again contacted the victim, willing to consummate deal. Both parties agreed to meet in Manila.

The victim reported the transaction to the police that led to the arrest of the two. - BusinessWorld

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