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OFW recovers bag with Php60,000 cash stolen by taxi driver

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An overseas Filipina worker (OFW) from Oman was able to recover her bag stashed with Php60,000 cash and other belongings from the taxi driver who tried speed away with the bag.

OFW Catalina Prado, a laser technician from Oman, arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on July 16 and rode a white taxi, driven by Rodel Ormillo, to Muntinlupa City, reported Manila Standard.

Prado and Ormillo, however, had a misunderstanding regarding the Php1,700 fixed fare and agreed to drop the OFW off to transfer to another cab.

While unloading her bags, Prado noticed that one of her bags, a black backpack containing her cash and belongings, is missing. She immediately ran towards to taxi but the driver sped away.

Prado reported the missing bag to the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) Intelligence and Investigation Division (IID) to trace the taxi driver.

The Airport Police were able to locate Ormillo in San Isidro, Rizal but he denied taking the bag. Upon further questioning, the taxi driver later admitted leaving the bag in a friend’s house.

Ormillo is currently facing robbery charges before the Pasay City’s Prosecutor’s office.

Prado, meanwhile, commended the airport officials for helping her retrieve her cash.

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