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New Jersey Filipino sentenced to 5 years for running $9M cybercrime ring

A Filipino national was sentenced in New Jersey federal court to over five years in prison after pleading guilty to a count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud for running a $9 million international cybercrime operation that monetized stolen credit … Continue reading

June 22, 2017

Know Your Rights session gives tips to community members

What to do when ICE agents knock or immigration scammers prey on undocumented immigrants “If Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents come to your homes, don’t open the door and remain silent. They cannot come in without a signed warrant … Continue reading

February 24, 2017

Consulate gathers community leaders for 3rd General Assembly

Connecting and Collaborating for Change THE Philippine Consulate General of New York hosted the 3rd Filipino-American Community General Assembly on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center. Almost 200 community leaders representing 95 Filipino-American community organizations … Continue reading

February 23, 2017

PH hopes to continue its growth trajectory in 2017

Global Filipino diaspora consistent contributor to PH economic growth story NEW YORK —  “The Philippine investment climate continues to capture the confidence of the prime movers in global business given the strong performance and sustained growth of our economy,” said Department … Continue reading

February 22, 2017

‘The needs of the Asian American community in the time of Trump’

Community leaders issue call to action: Be more engaged NEW YORK — More than 250 Asian American community leaders, students, advocates and activists gathered at the San Damiano Hall of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi in Manhattan to … Continue reading

February 09, 2017

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