11 months NBI arrests 2 illegal recruiters MB
By Jeffrey Damicog The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has arrested two suspected large-scale illegal recruiters who have been deploying Filipinos to the United States. NBI Deputy Director Vicente De Guzman III identified the two arrested persons as Irmalyn Melodias-Torres and Gerald Melodias. De Guzman said agents of the NBI’s Anti-Organized and Transnational Crime Division (NBI-AOTCD) arrested the two based on the arrest warrants issued by the Puerto Princesa Regional Trial Court (RTC) where they are facing charges of estafa and large-scale illegal recruitment. Torres and Melodias were apprehended during operations in Quezon City on June 20 and in Valenzuela ... more