Another woman wanted for syndicated estafa nabbed

By Felipe V. Celino

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Another woman wanted for syndicated estafa due to an alleged investment scam was arrested by police Tuesday afternoon at Brgy. Barra here.

The police served the warrant of arrest to Myla Mendoza-Collado, 51, at her house.

Collado was tagged by complainants as the alleged team leader of an investment scheme perpetrated by RGS Online Marketing.

She is presently in the custody of the Roxas City Police Station.

Earlier, five more warrants of arrest were served to an alleged investment scam suspect who is detained at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) facility in Barangay San Jose here.

The Roxas City police served the warrants Monday to Lourdes Bulaquiña Baarde, 45, of Rio Grande Subdivision, Barangay Baybay here.

Judge Jennie Ann Tayag Logronio of the Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) Branch 1 here issued the warrants on Jan. 30, 2023.

The court recommended a P12,000 bail for each count.

Baarde was arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)-Manila after cases of syndicated estafa were filed by 68 investors, mostly professionals, of a foreign exchange investment scheme in Capiz.