Three (3) foreign individuals were apprehended in an entrapment operation launched by the members of the Anti-Organized Crime Unit and Intelligence Division of the CIDG in coordination with Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in the afternoon of September 11, 2023 in a hotel at Makati City.

CIDG Director, PMGen Romeo M Caramat Jr. identified the Cameroonian suspects as 48-year-old JACOB BAME, 45-year-old RICHARD KIGIN alias “Slim Sanka” and 33-year-old EMMANUEL ASOBO TEYIM alias “Jordan Smith”. “The arrest was made after a complainant appeared before the CIDG office and lodged a complaint against them regarding the alleged double-the-money schemes,” said the Director.

The Operating team was able to seize the following pieces of evidence:

– Assorted Identification Card;

– 4 units of Android cellular phone;

– 2 units of cellular phone keypad;

– 1 unit Ultra Violet light;

– 1 piece packaging tape;

– 1 piece Elmer glue;

– 1 piece Qualitex office paste;

– 1 piece Ascorbic Acid bottle containing

unknown black substance;

– 1 piece plastic bottle spray containing

unknown black substance;

– 1 piece plastic bottle containing unknown

yellow substance;

– 12 pieces suspected counterfeit one-

thousand-peso bills with various serial


– 100 pieces suspected counterfeit USD

notes (all with the same serial number);

– 12 pieces small empty brown envelope;

– 31 pieces of bank notes bank-size white

paper (with a projected one-hundred-dollar

image when subjected to UV light);

– 13 pieces of bank notes bank-size white

paper (with a projected one thousand peso

image when subjected to UV light);

– 19 pieces of one-thousand-peso banknotes

coated with black and white substance;

– 2 pieces dusted genuine one-thousand-

peso bills (Entrapment money);

– 8 pieces one-thousand-peso bills (Boodle

money); and

– 1 piece one thousand wash/discolored

genuine peso bills.

Confiscated evidence were brought to CIDG-AOCU for temporary custody, documentation, and proper disposition. The arrested persons are now facing criminal cases for Violation of Art. 315 (Estafa), Art. 166 (Forging Treasury Notes), Art. 178 (Using Fictitious name and Concealing True name) and PD 247 of RPC.

“Ang CIDG ay patuloy na tatalima sa direktiba ng ating CPNP PGen Benjamin Acorda Jr partikular sa pagsasagawa ng agresibo at tapat na police operations laban sa mga nananamantala at sumasabutahe sa ating ekonomiya. Nananatili ang aming panawagan sa publiko na maging mapanuri at huwag mahulog sa mga kahinahinalang transaksyon at idulog agad sa inyong kapulisan ang anumang kaalaman o impormasyon sa ganitong uri ng aktibidad,” the CIDG Top Cop added. ###