CAMP ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan — A multi-million investment scammer was arrested by the operatives of Bulacan Provincial Intelligence Unit (PIU) in Barangay Pagala, Baliuag.
Col. Lawrence Cajipe, Bulacan police director presented on Tuesday afternoon during press conference the arrested suspect Ma. Lea Ulang, 29 years old, single, businesswoman and resident of Barangay Layunan Binagonan, Rizal.
According to Cajipe the suspect was arrested on Monday by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by Hon. Mario B Capelan of RTC Malolos City, Branch 1 for the crime of Estafa.
Moreover, when one of the suspect’s victim identified as Rosemarie Guerero, saw on Facebook the arrest of the suspect, she immediately went to Bulacan PPO and lodge a complaint.
The victim averred that she and some others were persuaded by the suspect to put up their money in an investment which turned out to be fraudulent.
“A total of more or less P13,000,000 were taken by Ulang from to the victims,” Cajipe said.
The arrested suspect is temporarily placed under custody of PIU, Bulacan PPO for proper disposition, while additional criminal charges will be filed against her in court.
He also added we will be filing air tight case against the suspect and make sure that she will be put behind bars and justice is serve to the victims.
“Amid the Covid 19 pandemic Bulacan police is no let up in all its anti-crime drive to arrest criminals, these scammers who take advantage of the situation by victimizing innocent civilians of their hard earned money,” Cajipe said. (RONDA BALITA Online)