Posted October 7, 2014
Written by Jay-ar M. Arante
Do not just trust strangers.
This is the public reminder of Aklan Police Provincial Office (APPO) against the “Budol-Budol” gang in the province that usually victimizes senior citizens.
Recently, a 65-year-old identified as Felipa Enriquez was duped by Budol-Budol gang taking her P400 cash and two jewelry worth of P14, 000.
APPO information officer PO3 Nida Gregas said that the favorite victims of the group are the senior citizens coming out from banks and church specially this “Ber” months.
She added that this group goes out with their modus operandi pretending to ask for help from their victims.
Meanwhile, police investigation to the said incident is still going as they remind the public to be vigilant at all times and accompany their elderly who are carrying huge amount of money.
Meanwhile last Wednesday a 63-year old woman from Kalibo was duped by Budol-Budol gang taking her P49, 000 cash after a retiree from the same town fell victim to three swindlers, losing P100,000 worth of cash, jewelry and watches.