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Fake STL bet collector arrested in Ecija

  • Written by Steve A. Gosuico
  • Published in Provincial
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PANTABANGAN, Nueva Ecija -- An alleged fake Small Town Lottery bet collector was nabbed during an
anti-illegal gambling operation here last Thursday.

Arrested was Mary Jane Trinidad, 22, of Sitio Bayabas, Bgy. East Poblacion, this town.
    
Town police commander Senior Insp. Melchor T. Pereja said the suspect was collared while
collecting bets for STL in said barangay at 12:35 p.m.
    
The operation was launched after police got confirmation from CTG Prime Ventures Inc., the
provincial STL franchise holder, that the suspect was not listed among their employees, collectors or
sales representatives.
    
Pereja said his men seized from the suspect several illegal gambling paraphernalia and P108 in
bets.
    
Illegal gambling charges will be filed before the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office against the
suspect, who was locked up at the town police detention cell.