Thieves prey on Filipino broadcasters in Rio Olympics

Lori Manguiat, ABS-CBN Sports

Posted at Aug 06 2016 04:52 AM | Updated as of Aug 06 2016 06:58 AM

Filipino broadcasters Lia Cruz and Magoo Marjon of TV5 fell victim to thieves in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, hours before the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games.

Cruz tweeted that thieves got into her room as well as Marjon's room at the official media village despite the fact that locks on all rooms are biometrics.

A source disclosed that Cruz lost Euro 400 (around P21,000) while Marjon lost Euro 600 (around P32,000).

Cruz and Marjon are part of TV5's broadcast team for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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