Bantay sarado! KAPA’s Joel Apolinario, officials put on immigration watchlist
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has ordered Kapa Ministry founder Joel Apolinario placed in the immigration lookout bulletin order (ILBO) to determine if he will leave the country while investigation is ongoing over allegations he is involvement in an investment scam.
Apart from Apolinario, Guevarra also included in the ILBO other officers of Kapa as well as as the Alabel-Maasim Credit Cooperative (ALAMCCo) which is also allegedly involved in an investment scam.
“Immigration officers are directed to monitor within all ports of exit and entry the movement of those covered and verify if legal basis exists to prevent them from leaving Philippine jurisdiction,” said Justice spokesman and Undersecretary Markk Perete.
Apart from Apolinario, the Kapa officers named in the ILBO are Kapa founder Joel Apolinario, Nonita Urbano, Junnie Apolinario, Nelio Nino, Maria Pellea Sevilla, Jouelyn Del Castillo, Cristobal Barabad and Joji Jusay, Reyna Apolinario, Modie Dagala, Benigno Tipan Jr., Marnilyn Maturan, Ricky Taer, Joji Tusay, and Margie Danao.
While, the ALAMCCo officers included in the ILBO are its chairman Jerson Cagang, corporate secretary Cynthia Gomeri, and chief finance officer Aielene Mancoa.
Earlier this week, law enforcement agencies raided the offices of the two groups nationwide upon the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte who accused them of duping the public by engaging in investment scams.