NBI nabs 2 in investment scam
Government agents have arrested two suspected members of an investment scam syndicate during an entrapment operation in Makati City recently.
NBI Director Dante Gierran identified them as Edgardo Lacson and Abegail Lacson.
They were collared by the NBI’s Anti-Organized and Transnational Crimes Division (NBI-AOTCD) during an entrapment operation last Tuesday.
The operation was hatched following the complaint of their victim that he gave the duo P14.66 million upon promising him of 15 percent monthly interest.
The victim sought NBI assistance after the suspects allegedly reneged from their promise of payouts.
To suspects allegedly enticed the victim to invest in the hydrocarbon management of petroleum giant Shell Company.