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Woman Scams Several Lalamove Riders of Hard-Earned Money, But One Seeks Help from Tulfo

These days, there are so many ways for people to enjoy shopping even at the comforts of their own homes – and businesses can also offer delivery even without their own riders, thanks to services like Lalamove. But this is not fail-proof or scam-proof.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

Recently, a Lalamove rider went to Raffy Tulfo in Action to seek help after being scammed by a woman who pretended to be both the seller and the buyer, before running away with the rider’s hard-earned money.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

Lalamove rider Onofre Dalupe explained that similar to GrabFood, riders first ‘pay’ the seller or business owner for the order. Then simply get their money back plus the delivery charges from the buyer. To avoid getting scammed, they first verify the order, call both the buyer and the seller, check the transaction on the app, then head off to the meet-up area.

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According to Dalupe, he first tried to get the order but it disappeared, signifying that another rider had possibly taken it or that the transaction was canceled. When it appeared again, the delivery payment was doubled – and he gladly accepted the order.

The order came from Sherryl Anne Amor. He can’t contact her number at first as she has a Smart [Communications] number, but Dalupe was able to call the buyer whose number is under Globe [Telecom]. What he didn’t know is that Amor might be the ‘seller’ but she is also the ‘buyer’!

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

When they met up, Amor can’t provide a receipt. So, Dalupe took her picture holding the money, Php3,000, as proof that she received the cash – and he would show that to the buyer. He was a bit skeptical about the order but didn’t think much about it as he was able to confirm the deal with the buyer.

But as he was traveling towards the buyer’s location, the order was canceled! He lost his Php3,000 plus the delivery charge – and also spent a lot of time on this issue. He tried to contact Amor who promised to give him back the money, but she didn’t meet him up.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

That night, angry over being scammed, he went to the police station to blotter the matter. It turned out that he wasn’t the only one scammed by Amor. There were several other Lalamove drivers she scammed using the same method, but they later accepted the money she sent them back.

But Dalupe doesn’t want this to happen again. So, although he forgives Amor, he said that he’s going to file a case against her, with Tulfo’s help. Here’s the video:

What is Lalamove?

Lalamove is an on-demand delivery service that enables Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to keep up with their customer’s demands in a smarter and more cost-efficient way. It offers services in limited areas in the Philippines but is a concept that started in Hong Kong.

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Delivery Rider Walks to Bring Customer’s Food after Someone Took His Bike, Receives New One

After a delivery rider walks to bring the customer’s order when someone took his bike while he was picking up the food, his story went viral – and someone got him a new bike!

What a wonderful turn of events…

Delivery Rider Receives New Bike after Walking to Deliver Customer’s Order

It’s sad that there are people who take advantage of others for their own gain.

While that’s a reality that we face every single day, our faith in humanity was restored after learning about the story of a delivery rider who walked to his customer’s houses to deliver their food after someone took his bike.

It all started when netizen Danica Samson shared the story of FoodPanda delivery rider Paulo Tayam Pichay.

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Photo credit: Danica Samson

According to Danica, she was wondering it took so long for her food to arrive from a Jollibee outlet in Malabon.

It was a good thing she didn’t cancel the order because the guy bringing her food was actually walking to their house.

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Photo credit: Danica Samson

The rider (well, hiker now) explained that someone took his bike while he was picking up his customer’s order.

Despite losing his bike, he decided to continue delivering the orders because he felt bad about the money he could earn with the deliveries.

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Photo credit: Danica Samson

A surprised Danica snapped some photos of the tired rider who looked so tired.

Paglingon ko sa kanya, napasandal nalang sya sa pader – hapong hapo at pawis na pawis,” she wrote.

Kinakamusta ko sya kung nakita nya na sa cctv yung nagnakaw ng bike nya, nagdedeliver padin sya kahit naglalakad nalang siya. Nanghihinayang daw sya sa pumapasok na orders sa kanya kaya dinedeliver nya padin kahit lakad nalang.

Photo credit: Danica Samson
Photo credit: Danica Samson

The sad story turned into a happy one after someone got Paulo a new bike. He now has something to use for his deliveries again.

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Photo credit: Danica Samson

How to Prevent Someone from Taking Your Bike

A bike lock is the most common option for preventing someone from taking your bike. However, it can be cut or picked by pros.

Another option is to choose a tough lock, then secure the bike to something where it’s more difficult to simply move the chain to take the bike.

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Parcel Delivery to Delivery Room? Pregnant Woman Receives Package in Labor

A parcel delivery to the delivery room (well, lying-in clinic) got netizens laughing – and it’s bringing good vibes on social media.

Both deliveries were safe. LOL

Parcel Delivery for Pregnant Woman Goes Viral

Delivery riders try their best to deliver their packages as quickly as they could so they can maximize their time and complete their deliveries as fast as they possibly can.

But what happens if the delivery date falls on a special occasion or the receiver is busy?

Well, one postman interrupted a wedding to deliver a package to the bride a couple of years ago.

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Photo credit: Noreen Anne Princess Tiempo

Recently, another delivery rider went viral for a similar reason – but the delivery was made even more hilarious because he went to the lying-in clinic (similar to a hospital’s delivery room) to deliver a package to a pregnant woman in labor.

It’s a funny play with words that got netizens laughing.

Noreen Anne Princess Tiempo shared the photos of the J&T delivery rider who also took some photos of the pregnant woman as proof of delivery.

Photo credit: Noreen Anne Princess Tiempo

Netizens praised the delivery rider for his dedication, and others also made some jokes.

Tapat sa tungkulin nice one kuya,” a netizen praised.

Saan mang sulok ng mundo puntahan ka talaga ni sir J&T rider,” one netizen joked.

While many netizens are laughing over the photos, many also wish that all delivery riders are as dedicated as this one.

Kuya ikaw nlg mag dliver dto samin. lentik kasi ibang rider. RTS agad pag di nasagot tawag,” one of them wrote.

Others had fun suggesting names for the baby.

Some suggestions include “Parcel,” “Shopee May,” and combinations suitable for the nickname “J&T.” LOL

Photo credit: Noreen Anne Princess Tiempo

Why Do Delivery Riders Take Photos of Parcel Recipients?

Delivery riders usually take photos of the parcel recipients during delivery as proof to protect themselves from false claims that the package wasn’t delivered.

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Mom Shares Hilarious Photo of Kids Sleeping on the Floor While Cat Uses Bed

A mom shares a hilarious photo of her kids sleeping on the floor while their cat uses the bed. You certainly know who’s the boss in this house, right? LOL

Hilarious Photo Shows Kids on Floor While Cat Uses Bed

Pets such as cats and dogs enjoy varied privileges in different homes. While many dogs are left outside the house, others are also allowed to be inside and even sleep in their owner’s bedrooms.

Other pets have their own beds, while others share the beds with their owners.

But in the house of fur mom Maricris Mararac of Trece Mariteres, Cavite, it’s an entirely different story. Like in other homes, their cat sleeps on their bed – but her kids are the ones who sleep on the floor! Oooops. Did the rules change, somehow?

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Photo credit: Maricris Mararac / The Philippine STAR

Sa bahay, hindi po mga anak ko nakahiga sa foam, kundi ‘yung pusa po…” Maricris captioned a photo she posted on social media.

She explained that they adopted the now 2-year-old cat, named Anyo, during the pandemic. They found him as a kitten in the streets and took him home.

But the stray cat would soon become a huge part of their family – and the real king inside her kids’ bedroom. LOL.

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Photo credit: Maricris Mararac / The Philippine STAR

Kadalasan talaga ganyan sitwasyon sa bahay, lagi ko nakikita sa CCTV, ‘[y]ung anak ko na babae ate ng 2 na ‘yan na sa picture pinapatulog [sila] sa foam pero ‘pag lahat tulog na lilipat na mga bata sa sahig ‘di ko alam kung bakit,” she explained in an interview with The Philippine STAR.

Tapos madalas pusa na lang nasa foam. Male cat po ‘yan, puspin pinulot lang namin sa kalsada nung baby pa siya.

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Photo credit: Maricris Mararac / The Philippine STAR

Are your pets also like this?

What’s a Puspin?

“Puspin” is the term Filipinos used for the “pusang Pinoy” or the common cats that don’t have fancy breeds.

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