Two members of APSL Inc. have filed a court suit of defamation against Philippine Tribune and its editor Dino Crescini. The Statement of Claim was personally delivered on 7 August 2008 to the latter’s office by one of the plaintiffs, Cresencio Pilao who is the incumbent Commander of Australia Philippines Services League. He was accompanied by a certain Ricardo Gerial of Quakers Hill. The other plaintiff is Arturo Sayas. Both Pilao and Sayas are reportedly ex-servicemen of the Philippine Air Force.