PNP Release warning on Cyberworld Modus Operandi

In their official Facebook account, PNP  (Philippine National Police) released information on common cyberworld modus operandi circulating in online.

PNP  Anti-Cybercrime Group identified seven forms of cyberworld modus operandi namely –

  • Anti-Photo and Video Voyeurism
  • Hacking
  • Identity Theft
  • Online Libel
  • Online Scam
  • Online Threat
  • Sextortion

Tips were provided in the infographic, which explains how the crime is committed.

PNP has dedicated  several channels where citizens may report incidents of Cyberworld Modus Operandi .

Hotline nos.: (02) 414-1560 ; 723-0401 loc 5313;

Fax: (02) 414-2199

Mobile no.: 0998-5689082

Email: [email protected]

Website: /

Twitter: @PNPACG

Facebook: PNP ACG

Stated in the Republic Act No. 10175 also known as “Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012”, fines for committing cybercrime range from Php 200,000 to 5,000,000 ; or imprisonment of prision mayor.

Last October 2016, PNP ACG Cybercops arrested a certain Rainier M. Tamayo. He was charged with online piracy as he was streaming copyrighted movies  at his residence in Porac, Pampanga.

Maria Cecilla Regalachuelo , a sextortion queen in Norzagaray, Bulacan also fell into the hands of PNP. The illegal activity involved engaging foreign nationals in a sexually explicit chat conversation under an assumed female account. Then inviting to go live via webcam and persuade potential victim to perform sexually explicit acts while being recorded without the knowledge of the victim, said the official.

The PNP Anti-Cybercrime Group (ACG) was formed last 2013 during the Aquino administration.

Here is the PNP released cybercrime infographic:

PNP Cyberworld Modus Operandi



PNP Cyberworld Modus Operandi


PNP Cyberworld Modus Operandi





Cyberworld Modus Operandi PNP


PNP Cyberworld Modus Operandi


PNP Cybercrime




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