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Budol-budol gang victimizes kin of UK OFWs By Michaela P. del Callar 04/20/2012

Friday, April 20, 2012

Budol-budol gang victimizes kin of UK OFWs

By Michaela P. del Callar 04/20/2012

A local telephone scam syndicate is said to be victimizing unsuspecting Filipino families who have relatives in the United Kingdom, an embassy report said yesterday.

“Unidentified individuals or groups are engaging in a new telephone scam meant to fraudulently obtain money from relatives in the Philippines of Filipinos residing and/or working in the UK,” the embassy said.

Fraudsters, it said, would call the oveseas Filipino worker (OFWs)’s parent or other close relatives in the Philippines, informing them that their relative has been arrested or had been involved in a serious accident..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20120420nat1.html

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