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Philippine Navy backs officer whose info was linked to illegal POGOs

The Philippine Navy (PN) has stood by Lt. Jessa Mendoza, a junior officer cleared of allegations that she was an incorporator of around 193 companies, several of which were found to be illegal Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs).

PAGCOR: former presidential spokesperson lobbying for illegal POGOs

Former Philippine presidential spokesperson Harry Roque has been identified as the "legal head" of a POGO hub in Pampanga, according to PAGCOR on Wednesday.

Philippines DOJ vows fair, evidence-based approach in cases linked to illegal POGOs

The Philippines Department of Justice (DOJ) has vowed to fairly evaluate cases involving figures linked to illegal Philippine Online Gaming Operators (POGOs), saying it will act based on available evidence.

Police to offer protection to crime prevention officials threatened after illegal POGOs crackdown

The Philippine National Police (PNP) said they will provide security assistance to personnel and officials of the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC) who have received threats to their lives.

PAGCOR reports former cabinet official advocating for illegal POGOs

PAGCOR has revealed that a former high-ranking government official attempted to facilitate the granting of gaming licenses to several illegal Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators recently raided for engaging in unlawful activities.

Regional police chief under investigation over illegal POGOs in his jurisdiction

A regional police chief in Central Luzon is under investigation for accountability over illegal offshore gaming operators in his jurisdiction.

China urges Philippines to ban POGOs in new embassy statement

The Chinese embassy in Manila has issued a statement in which China calls for the Philippines to ban POGOs, calling them a “social ill”.

PAGCOR: foreign crime syndicates, not POGOs, are the real danger

So called alien hacking and scam syndicates (AHaSS) are a bigger threat to national security than POGOs, according to PAGCOR.

Two Manila Congressmen seek to eliminate illegal gambling, POGOs

Two Manila Congressmen are pushing to eradicate online and text message gambling, highlighting its detrimental effects on the poor and young due to easy access.

Philippine Senator Sherwin Gatchalian files bill to ban POGOs

Philippine Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has introduced a bill to ban Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) citing rising criminality linked to the industry.