TACLOBAN CITY – A multi-million investment scammer, who is in Davao del Sur’s ‘most wanted’, was arrested in Brgy. 84, Villa Rita Subdivision, San Jose District here, Monday (November 14).

The accused was identified as Garry Simbahon, 44, who has a pending warrant of arrest for estafa.

The warrant, dated April 22, 2022, was issued by the Regional Trial Court, Branch 18 in Digos City, Davao del Sur with a PHP120,000 bail.

Simbahon, alias Edwin Fernandez, is a leader of an investment scam syndicate that has scammed hundreds of millions in Davao and abroad.

He was reportedly hiding in Bohol, however, he was tracked by the Tacloban City Drug Enforcement Unit and Tacloban City Intelligence Unit in his residence in this city. The accused was placed under the custody of the Tacloban City Police Office for documentation and disposition before his turnover to the court of origin. By Marie Tonette Marticio (EV Mail November 14-20, 2022 issue)