San Nicolas teacher loses P17K to fake online seller

A teacher of San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte was allegedly gypped by a fake online seller of a laptop computer, a Dec. 14 report said.

The victim sent P17,000 cash to a certain Joefel Sebastian as payment of one laptop unit sold through online, said desk officer senior S/Sgt. Jennifer Tacla of the San Nicolas PNP municipal station.

After sending the money, the ordered laptop was never delivered.

The victim tried to contact Sebastian, the suspect, but he never responded.

S/Sgt. Tacla said the victim knew Sebastian only through his Facebook account on the internet. (tri-media report)