Ex-BF’s threat to spread sex video lands him in jail



A man ended up behind bars Thursday night in Quezon City after his ex-girlfriend complained to the police that he was planning to post on the Internet a video of their intimate moments.

Paulo Eriano, 19, allegedly threatened to let the sex video go viral to get back at the 16-year-old complainant who broke up with him last month.

Members of the Anonas police station of the Quezon City Police District had Eriano booked for violation of Republic Act 9995 or the Anti-Photo and Video Voyeurism Act of 2009, which carries a penalty of three to seven years in prison. He remained in detention as of Friday.

In her complaint, the girl said she had a relationship with the suspect from May to October this year. When she decided to leave him, Eriano—who had recorded their sexual encounters—allegedly made the threats.

The girl said she was forced to go the police after a friend managed to get a copy of the sex video and showed it to her. Julie M. Aurelio

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  • Paul US

    Blackmail is always wrong, even if the girl would have been of the age of consent. There’s many more situations just like this one where the girl didn’t come forward. Make an example out of the guy with a harsh penalty.

    Girls, don’t let your boyfriend record these things. In the heat of passion it can seem harmless but it’s foolish. Most of the time they’ll never remain private even if the guy doesn’t share it on purpose. Phones get stolen. Computers get hacked. It can haunt your life for years afterwards. Once it hits the internet, it’s only a matter of time until someone recognizes you in the video and then everyone knows. Google has a long memory.

  • Diepor

    According to philippine law a man can have sex with a girl over 12. I hope thay change it to 16.
    “Article 266-A. Rape: When And How Committed. – Rape is committed:”1) By a man who shall have carnal knowledge of a woman under any of the following circumstances:
    “a) Through force, threat, or intimidation;
    “b) When the offended party is deprived of reason or otherwise unconscious;
    “c) By means of fraudulent machination or grave abuse of authority; and”d) When the offended party is under twelve (12) years of age or is demented, even though none of the circumstances mentioned above be present.

  • robrano

    What all the nonsense of statutory rape? The girl agreed and freely “acted” for the video, not being forced to do it. How it should be rape? And about 16 years old? At every Higk School already even younger girls openly offer sex for to live more comfortable or for to earn the school fees and requirements which parents can not afford with the permnent increases.

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