Suspect nabbed in illegal reselling of rebranded Globe at Home modems.
Globe Telecom announced on Wednesday that it had nabbed a suspect in the illegal reselling of rebranded Globe at Home modems.
Working with the Philippine National Police (PNP), Globe Telecom said in a press statement that it seized a Globe At Home Tozed S10g modem rebranded with DITO Telecommunity stickers during a sting operation in Pala-Pala, Barangay Sampaloc in Dasmariñas, Cavite.
The suspect, 33-year-old Marlou de Paz, was caught selling what was termed as “openline DITO modems” via Facebook community groups for Cavite-based residents.
The posts Marlou made referenced how any telecommunications operator’s SIM could be used in order to make the modem work.
Marlou also claimed that the modems were Tozed “S10g Home Prepaid WiFi device,” which Globe Telecom was currently the only authorized distributor of in the Philippines.
The suspect was currently under investigation for violating Republic Act 8484 or the “Access Devices Regulation Act of 1998”.
Globe Telecom reminded its customers to only buy from legitimate stores or from its recognized online shops on Lazada and Shopee.
Also, Globe Telecom asked eagle-eyed consumers to report such suspicious offers via the Department of Trade and Industry’s Consumer Protection Group through [email protected] or through text at 09178343330.
Eagle-eyed consumers may also send reports in through a Globe system through the following link.