MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Jesson Argabio, 28, is an event photographer from Cebuano who recently gained popularity for his role in a recent viral article on a “wedding scam”.
Although Argabio is not the owner of the video which showed a bride from Minglanilla town crying in frustration after being “ripped off” by their wedding coordinator, he was instrumental in releasing the video that enabled the couple to receive free wedding services from Internet users and even celebrities.
Argabio said he did his part to let the public know what the scammer did to the couple.
“Para pod ma conscious sila,” Argabio said.
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The viral video posted to social media by wedding photographer Mielton Elsisura has touched a number of internet users since the day it was posted on September 22, 2021.
As one of the vendors who was not paid by the wedding coordinator, Argabio was very loud in sharing with the media everything he knew about what the latter had done to the newlyweds, Cherry Pie. Purisma and Arniel Santingasin.
Just days after the incident was reported by various media, many people, including actress and businesswoman Neri Naig-Miranda, offered services to the couple outside of the wedding reception venue.
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Argabio, who resides in Cebu City and started as an event photographer in 2018, is not new to media contact as he cited that he worked in the same industry years ago.
“Pero medyo overwhelm gi-hatagan and pag-tagad in the media with the biggest problem in the United States to solve the kato nga problem,” he said.
(But it’s damning because the media paid a lot of attention to it, which helped solve the problem.)
Argabio was also a victim of this problem and it was the first time that he had been the victim of such a scam, but he stressed that he would continue to work as a freelance videographer as it is his only source of income. nowadays.
“Videographer, same pod is important for the photographer, kay kami mao’y mo-capture in memories of weddings or events. Di jud lalim my-scam. Dili ra on the day of the trabahoon, maghimo pa baya mi his release after the events, ”said Argabio.