7 Koreans arrested for illegal gambling


Posted at Sep 18 2012 07:46 PM | Updated as of Sep 19 2012 04:22 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Seven Koreans have been arrested for allegedly operating an illegal online gambling facility inside a condominium building in Ortigas Center, Pasig City.

The suspects were identified as Jae Hoon Hwong, Yong Yeom Kim, Sung Hoon youn, Hyeok Choi, Yong Beom Cho, Jin Dong Kim and Jun Min Heok.

Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Ricardo David said the suspects are currently detained at the Immigration Jail in Bicutan, Parañaque City while undergoing preliminary investigation.

They are facing charges for violating the anti-gambling law as well as deportation cases. -- Report from Arnell Ozaeta, dzMM