7 days NBI starts probe into online investment schemes Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- The National Bureau of Investigation has started an investigation of some franchises being offered online on various social media platforms like Facebook. The NBI identified one of them as Lokal Plate, which has an announcement on Facebook offering each "online franchisees" an income of P40,000 to P80,000 a month. Radyo Inquirer obtained a subpoena dated Oct. 26 asking those behind Lokal Plate to appear before the NBI on Nov. 3 to give their side on an investigation being conducted by the Cybercrime Division. The subpoena was signed by Vicente De Guzman III, deputy director for Investigation Service. ... more