The Department of Justice-Office of Cybercrime (DOJ-OOC) conducted a seminar-training on Cybercrime Investigation, Prosecution and Electronic Evidence for prosecutors and law enforcement authorities at The Bayleaf Hotel, Intramuros, Manila on 19 and 20 February 2020.
The two-day event was designed to facilitate interaction between and among designated prosecutors and law enforcement authorities on issues and challenges involving cybercrime and cyber-related cases. Matters for them to tackle that require clarification and guidance from the DOJ-OOC, the Central Authority on cybercrime, were also taken up.
Undersecretary-in-Charge for the Office of the Cybercrime Markk L. Perete discussed the objectives of a case conference in the speedy resolution of cyber-related cases. He likewise addressed the procedural concerns of prosecutors and law enforcers in handling cybercrime issues.
Representatives from different prosecution offices in the National Capital Region (NCR) and law enforcement agencies attended the event and shared their experiences, challenges, and difficulties in responding to cybercrime offenses especially those committed thru social media channels such as Facebook.
Cebu Senior Assistant Provincial Prosecutor Lolita L. Lomata, Pasig City Assistant City Prosecutor Robinson A. Landicho and State Counsel Angela Marie M. De Gracia facilitated the event.
DOJ-OOC is set to conduct succeeding trainings across the country for the efficient and effective management of cyber-related cases starting March this year.