Five Wimax fraudsters, illegal sellers of Globe Wimax modems in provinces Laguna and Cavite were arrested by joint police and Globe Telecom security team.
Two buy-bust operation was conducted. In the first buy-bust, the alleged suspects were named, Reynald Denapo of Dasmarinas and Jose Narcida a resident of Moonwalk Village in Las Pinas City.
Denapo was caught in position of a Globe WIMAX modem he was offering for sale in the amount of PHP3,500. And during police interrogation, he claimed that the modem came from Jose Narcida. The one who convinced him to engage in buy and sell of WIMAX modem. Narcida was then arrested the following day.
Narcida faces violation of RA 8484, which is the Access Devices Regulations Act, while Denapo serves as a witness against him.
The second buy-bust operation was in Cavite where Mark Villanueva and Francisco Espino both residents of Binakayan, Kawit and Christoper Viado, 22 years old, a sales agent of JV Telecommunications Services residing in Mendez, Cavite were arrested.
Seized from the suspects were 3 modems and a vehicle used in illegal activity.
“We appeal to our subscribers to report to us any dubious offers they may receive from unscrupulous individuals engaged in illegal sale of our products and services. Rest assured that we will continue to work closely with police authorities in resolving these problems,” said Atty. Froilan M. Castelo, Head of Globe Corporate and Legal Services Group.
That was according to reports in Globe Press Release site.