Philippines, police extort laptops from German tourist in scam

Posted on February 9, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Philippines, TRAVEL

Five Philippine policemen forced a German tourist to buy them laptop computers by threatening him with false drug and terrorism charges, a police chief said yesterday. The incident, which took place in Manila’s upscale financial district of Makati, is the latest embarrassment for the country’s police force. Read Article

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