Makeup brand CEO says after being charged for ‘vaccine slot for sale’ scam she exposed

This composite picture reveals make-up brand proprietor Nina Ellaine Dizon-Cabrera. (TheNinaEllaine/Instagram)The proprietor of a neighborhood make-up brand issued a clarification after she was tagged by the police in a case concerning an alleged “vaccine slot for sale” scheme which she herself exposed on-line.In an interview with ANC on Thursday, Colourette CEO Nina Ellaine Dizon-Cabrera stated that she was clear to native authorities and shared the data she acquired concerning the scam.“I even acquired in contact with San Juan LGU as a result of they emailed me proper after they noticed my put up…they even thanked me for all the data that I handed on to them. I used to be actually clear sharing data to authorities,” Dizon-Cabrera stated.“I didn’t even obtain the top of complainant’s case, which is why we’re nonetheless ready for it,” she added.The Philippine National Police filed prices towards Dizon-Cabrera, and two different suspects Cyle Cedric Bonifacio and Melvin Polo Gutierrez earlier than the Mandaluyong prosecutor’s workplace on Wednesday.They had been charged with estafa, violation of the Anti-Red Tape Act and the Anti-Cybercrime Prevention Act in reference to the controversial vaccine slot for sale scheme.This was additionally indicated in a press launch by the PNP. ‘Baffled’Reports in regards to the prices instantly reached the whistleblower Dizon-Cabrera.“Wait. Bat ako yung nagbenta bigla? Ako nga yung binentahan at ako ang nagpost? Hold on,” she requested on Twitter.Dizon-Cabrera later issued an announcement the place she questioned the police for the criticism filed towards her.“I’ve learn the article. I’m fully baffled as to why I’m start dragged into this scheme when the truth is, I exposed this actual scam on my Twitter account final May 21, 2021,” the entrepreneur stated.“As of writing, I’ve but to obtain something from the complainant’s finish, however I’m already in communication with my lawyer concerning this matter. The reality, as all the time, shall prevail,” she added.‘Vaccine slot for sale’In her current interview, the make-up brand proprietor recalled that she encountered “vaccine slot for sale” on Instagram after trying for COVID-19 vaccines for her staff.“I used to be actually trying to purchase vaccines for my staff. So, I noticed an Instagram story put up whereby somebody stated ‘vaccine for sale.’ I proceeded to answer to that story. That’s the place all of the dialog started. I posted it (dialog on alleged unlawful sale of vaccine slots) myself. Why would I expose myself?” Dizon-Cabrera stated.It was final May 21 when Dizon-Cabrera first posted a screenshot of an change she had with an internet vendor of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines or CoronaVac.Based on the screenshots, the vendor claimed to have connections within the native authorities items of San Juan and Mandaluyong cities.“Saw somebody providing vaccines and requested my admin to inquire and simply came upon that they’re promoting vaccine slots from LGUs? WTH? Why are folks nonetheless capitalizing on this?!” Dizon-Cabrera stated.Saw somebody providing vaccines and requested my admin to inquire and simply came upon that they’re promoting vaccine slots from LGUs???? WTH??? Why are folks nonetheless capitalizing on this?! pic.twitter.com/hDscU2HSlN— Nina (@theninaellaine) May 21, 2021In a separate tweet, Dizon-Cabrera shared a screenshot of her change with the vendor who turned out to be promoting vaccine slots for Sinovac, AstraZeneca and Pfizer.Here’s the convo, I already despatched this to the LGU that reached out to me to allow them to examine. And no, we didn’t push by way of with the transaction. I’m not saying that is confirmed, I’m simply sharing a sketchy dialog I had with somebody who is outwardly promoting “slots”. pic.twitter.com/Hfua6QZgpg— Nina (@theninaellaine) May 21, 2021In the tweet, Dizon-Cabrera clarified that she didn’t have any transaction with the vendor.“I already despatched this to the LGU that reached out to me to allow them to examine,” the entrepreneur stated.“And no, we didn’t push by way of with the transaction. I’m not saying that is confirmed, I’m simply sharing a sketchy dialog I had with somebody who is outwardly promoting ‘slots’,” she added.In her current posts, Dizon-Cabrera quote-retweeted these earlier posts as she tried to clear her title following the complaints filed towards her.“I even made positive to get all preliminary data. This is the dialog between me and the one that posted the for sale put up. I even known as the vendor out after I came upon she was promoting slots,” she stated. 

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