Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda urges NBI to investigate reports of Cabinet impostors
(SPOT.ph) Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda asked the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to look into reports of impostors allegedly using Cabinet officials’ names in scams, reports GMA News Online. He said his name has been used in four scams, and that Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima and Budget Secretary Florencio Abad have been victims of identity theft as well.
Lacierda said he got word of another incident from Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz yesterday. Lacierda’s supposed impostor allegedly asked his intended victims to wire him amounts ranging from P10,000 to P30,000.
To report similar cases, Lacierda advised the public to check with Malacañang or contact him at 0917-8085329.
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