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Pinay Dubbed as “Queen of Gold Diggers” after Taking Php25M from American BF

A Pinay is being called as “Queen of Gold Diggers” for taking Php25million from her American boyfriend. But everyone is scratching their heads in puzzlement (even Raffy Tulfo!) why she would do that when her boyfriend is so handsome, kind, rich, and generous, while she looks rather simple.

Brothers RJ Russel and Kevin Russel from Dallas, Texas went to Raffy Tulfo in Action to ask for help against Adora Ramos, RJ’s girlfriend.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

According to RJ, he met Adora when they were both working in Kuwait. But after some time, he had to move to a new job in Afghanistan. Since he couldn’t bring her there, he decided to send her back to the Philippines and that he would simply support her.

Adora has four kids with her ex-husband; RJ gave her money to file for annulment, worth around Php150,000. He thought that problem was already taken care of. He would also begin sending her money so they can start a business, a sari-sari store, for him to move to the Philippines for good. But it was only recently that he discovered that she had been scamming him all along.

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About 4 years ago, the IT consultant sent a huge amount of money to Adora. At the time, she claimed that there’s someone dealing them a 9-hectare farm for Php2.75 million. It was near the Php3-million house that he bought for her and her family in La Union.

Thinking that they are getting a good deal out of the transaction, RJ first sent Adora $120,000 (Php6 million) to cover the farm, the sari-sari store, and the inventory for the business they decided to put up 4 years ago.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

Over the years, he would find properties adjacent or near the farm that they could buy to grow their business. He would transfer the money to Adora’s account so she could take care of the transactions. When he found out that she actually bought no farm and they didn’t have any land, despite the many ‘transactions’ they had supposedly done with the dealers, he was rather shocked.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

They also had gold and silver coins worth $30,000 (Php1.5 million), but he found that nothing was left in the safe where he left them. But he’s puzzled over what she might have done with the money, because she doesn’t even have flashy cars or other properties, except for their Php3-million house.

But the house burned to the ground, nearly including RJ, Adora, and Adora’s four kids – and everything in it. Later, RJ realized that it might be possible it was Adora who caused the house to catch fire.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

As the nightmare unfolded, RF asked his bank how much he had sent Adora – and was shocked to learn that he already sent her a total of $510,000 (Php25.8 million)! But he’s left with no property, no business, and not much money left in Adora’s bank.

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Annulment in the Philippines

Under Article 45 of the Philippine family code, a marriage can be annulled if one spouse wasn’t mentally sound at the time of the marriage or was forced into it. This might be contested, however, if the person seeking annulment continued living as husband and wife after regaining mental competence or the threat of force disappeared.

UPDATE

Here’s a sad update on Adora’s situation…

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80-Year-Old Grandpa Jailed for Taking Mangoes, Help Pours In

Help pours in for an 80-year-old grandpa jailed for taking mangoes from a tree he planted a long time ago. Several celebrities, vloggers, and even controversial personality Xian Gaza came forward to offer him some help – and everyone else want to know the identity of the heartless person who sent this old to jail!

Grandpa Jailed for Taking Mangoes

Would you send someone to jail for getting some fruits from your house? Well, that depends on the situation, but netizens and celebrities are now up in arms against the person who sent an old man to jail over some mangoes he got from the yard!

Pinapitas ko ‘yung isang puno ng manga wala pang sampung kilo, ang alam ko sakop namin. Noong binakuran nila, sinakop naman na nila pero tanim ko naman yun…” says Lolo Narding Floro, the 80-year-old grandpa jailed for taking mangoes from a tree he planted a long time ago.

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Photo credit: Russel Simorio GMA

He was nabbed based on a warrant of arrest last January 13 in Barangay Bantog in Asingan, Pangasinan.

Ang gusto ko sana makipagsundo, maliit lang naman kasi na bagay, noong ibibigay ko yung bayad ayaw nilang tanggapin, ang sabi nila bayaran ko ng anim na libo…” the grandpa explained.

He explained that he had planted that tree and he thought they owned the place, but someone insisted they owned the place and put a fence around the property. But he thinks they still own it.

Photo credit: Russel Simorio GMA

But the new owners refused to accept his explanation and wanted to charge him Php6,000 for the mangoes he got. When he couldn’t pay them, they sent him to jail.

The court later set a bail of Php6,000 for Lolo Narding’s release, but because he didn’t have money, the policemen at Asingan Police Station contributed their own money to pay for it.

However, since the area is in Alert Level 3, his release papers haven’t been signed yet.

Photo credit: Russel Simorio GMA

But angry netizens and celebrities vow to help this grandpa seek justice for getting jailed over some mangoes!

Doon sa taong nagsampa ng kaso kay Lolo Narding nang dahil lamang sa iilang mangga na kanyang pinitas, hahanapin kita. Kumapit ka na. Ipapakilala kita sa buong Pilipinas,” vows Xian Gaza.

Penalty for Theft in the Philippines

The maximum fine for light penalties under the Revised Penal Code, is up to Php40,000 with imprisonment of “a minimum of one (1) day to a maximum of six (6) months.”

Fines that exceed Php6,000 are considered “afflictive penalties.” They carry an imprisonment of a minimum of 12 years and 1 day up to a maximum of 20 years (for amounts greater than Php1.2 million).

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Seller Surprised That Customer Asked If P10K Inside P1,500 Money Cake Is Free

A seller couldn’t help but be surprised over a conversation she had with a customer. Seller Bea Manuel Sigua shared that the customer thought the cash inside a money cake was free.

Everybody loves a good money cake. From the young ones to the elderly, anyone would always have a huge smile when they start pulling the surprise cash inside. However, one customer had the odd idea that the cash inside was actually for free from the cake seller.

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Image by Bea Manuel Sigua via Facebook

P1,500 money cake with free P10,000 cash?

In a Facebook post of Bea, she shared a conversation she had with a customer who was disappointed that the money cake doesn’t have free cash inside. In the chat, the customer began by asking how much the cost of a cake was. Bea replied that it was around P1,500 to P2,000. The customer seems fine with the price and specifically instructed that it should contain P10,000.

“Sa February 2 po sana. P10k po ilalagay puro P100 na bills po,” the customer stated.

When Bea explained that the customer will have to provide the cash, she was surprised with the reply. The customer answered, “Hindi pa po yun kasama sa P1,500?”

When the cake seller explained that she won’t give away free money for P1,500 worth of cake, the customer decided to cancel the order. “Pass po, next time na lang po,” the customer wrote.

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Image by Bea Manuel Sigua via Facebook

Netizens react over hilarious conversation

The post has gone viral as many netizens were also struck with the unexpected request. It now has over 21,000 reactions as of posting and with many comments at how weird the customer’s request was. The odd request became a hilarious topic of conversation among netizens.  Many couldn’t believe at how the customer came up with the idea at all. Several cake sellers also chimed in sharing what they would do if they also receive such request.

One netizen commented, “Natawa ko sa akala niya libre 10k na bill sa loob ng cake. Lasing kaya nung ngchachat siya sayo.”

Bea said in jest that if only all money cakes had free cash inside, she would stop making them and just order one instead.

She remarked, “Hindi po ako nag aabono sa money cake. Hindi po ako mayaman. Kung bawat money cake 1500 lang halaga tapos may laman na 10k e di na po ako magbebake oorder nalang ako ng money cake sa ibang baker.”

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Student From Ilocos Sur Wins House and Lot in COVID-19 Vaccine Raffle

A student from Santa, Ilocos Sur couldn’t believe his luck when he won a house and lot in a Covid-19 vaccine raffle.

They always say that winning the lottery is like reaching for the stars. That’s why when Romulo Corpuz received a call that he won a house and lot, he had to jump for joy. Romulo is one lucky “bakunado” when he bagged the grand prize in a Covid-19 vaccine raffle in his hometown.

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Image by Mike Corpuz Jr via Facebook

Romulo shouts for joy

The 22-year-old recalled that he was at the grocery store when he received the call. He shared on sa GMA Regional TV Balitang Amianan, “Nagsigaw-sigaw po ako kasi blessing na iyon.”

“’Tapos tumawag yung security. ‘Tapos tinanong niya kung ano yung sinisigaw ko. ‘Tapos sinabi ko na nanalo ako ng house and lot,”, he gleefully remembered.

Romulo’s mother, Mildred Corpuz, couldn’t help but be emotional with such a big blessing. What was supposed to be a normal vaccination day became a life changing event for them. She said winning the house and lot was the best Christmas gift they received.

“Blessing na blessing sa Christmas na ito, kasi yung anak ko nanalo sa house and lot. Ay, talagang excited na excited na…” Mildred shared.

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Image by Mike Corpuz Jr via Facebook

Local government rewards vaccinated individuals

Many local government units have launched initiatives to encourage people to get vaccinated. In an effort to raise their vaccination rates, raffles, games and other rewards are given during “bakuna day”.

According to Mayor Jesus Bueno Jr, the local government was able to acquire a lot where the house was built. He said, “May namana kaming lupa dun sa site. Portion of that pinatayuan namin ng bahay.”

This January, Romulo and his family are now ready to move into their brand new house. Mayor Bueno also assured that the deed of donation will be given to them at the same time.

The local chief also encouraged Romulo to take active participation in youth-oriented programs of their barangay. “Sana pag nakuha niya yun, mas lalo pa siyang sisipag na maging katulong sa isang barangay, lalo na sa youth sector,” Mayor Bueno said.

In a game where the chances of winning is one in a million, Romulo sure did get his lucky stars aligned on his vaccination day!

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