Madayag said she received reports ofan unidentified person posing as DILG personnel. The unidentified person has noidentification card that identified his personality, she claimed. She explained that this concern islodged to the City Engineer’s Office. She added that the unidentified personalso demanded P200 from the residents. Pallen said that this person allegedlyquestioned the measurement imposed by village officials to those affected bythe demolition. According to Lady Gles Pallen,Taculing village head and president of the Liga ng mga Barangay in this city,that there was an unidentified person roaming in several barangays here,introducing himself as a DILG representative. For his part, Madayag clarified thatshe has not authorized any individual or group of persons to check or correctmeasurements of road easements and road right of way. Madayag disclosed that she issued thenotice to clear confusions created by some individuals using the name of theiroffice to pursue their interests in one way, or the other./PN BACOLOD City – City director of the Departmentof Interior and Local Government (DILG) Ma. Joy Maredith Madayag cautioned thepublic against scammers who extort money from residents affected by the roadclearing operations.