19:30 May 28 2015 Iloilo City

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A man who allegedly blackmailed a 33-year old women after becoming her textmate was arrested in an entrapment operation in Iloilo.

The suspect who is 52 years old was arrested by NBI at the Iloilo Airport.

The victim said she became textmates with the suspect five years ago and they became "close" even if they had not met face-to-face.

Both would then exchange voice and video calls. During some of the video calls, she would allegedly show some of her body parts to him.

However, the suspect allegedly demanded Php 250,000.00 from her to keep the photos private, prompting her to seek help from authorities.

An entrapment operation involving the NBI was arranged at Iloilo Airport leading to suspect's arrest.

BUt while the suspect admitted their "relationship" and did not fool the victim. He even said that he video calls were not recorded and merely had an exchange of sexy photos.

He also denied demanding money from her.

The suspect now faces charged of robbery-extortion, violence against women and violation of the cybercrime prevention act.
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