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Bulgarian in ATM fraud falls in QC

A Bulgarian national suspected of automated teller machine (ATM) fraud was arrested during a police operation in Quezon City early Thursday morning. Chief Supt. Edgardo G. Tinio, Quezon City Police District director, identified the arrested suspect as Dobromir Rusev Liev, 35, temporarily residing in Malate, Manila. Tinio said the suspect was arrested at about 12:40 a.m. Thursday, at an ATM location along Scout Lascano St., corner Tomas Morato Avenue, Brgy. Sacred Heart, Quezon City. Tinio said the vigilance and timely reporting of bank personnel foiled the attempt of the Bulgarian national to retrieve bank clients’ ATM card data and make illegal cash withdrawals. Police Supt. Pedro Sanchez, Kamuning Police Station 10 (PS-10) commander, said that bank officials had been monitoring the movement of the suspect involved in what is known as “skimming.” He said bank …

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Laguna lass is 2015 Ms. Tourism Queen of the Year International

A beauty queen from Laguna was crowned 2015 Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International during a pageant held in Malaysia on New Year’s Eve. Leren Mae Bautista, 22, bested more than 50 candidates from around the world during coronation night held at the Putrajaya Mariiott Hotel and Spa Grand Ballroom. Bautista, 22, is a part-time model who is a marketing management graduate of Colegio de San Juan de Letran. The 5’9 beauty loves to read, travels a lot, and plays volleyball. Bautista is the third Filipino to win in the 23-year-old beauty pageant. In 2012, the late Rizzini Gomez of Cebu won the title. A year later, Angeli Dion Gomez also of Cebu City took home the crown. Bautista’s victory brought to six the number of titles for the Philippines in beauty pageants across the …

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