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Accused in PCSO plunder case cleared

Accused in PCSO plunder case cleared.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepMay 17th, 2018

Sandigan clears Uriarte

THE remaining official accused of plunder over misuse of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) confidential fund has also been cleared of charges like former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo . The Sandiganbayan yesterday acquitted former PCSCO general manager Rosario Uriarte of her plunder charge. Uriarte is among the co-accused of former President….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Sandiganbayan acquits Rosario Uriarte of plunder in PCSO intel fund scam case

MANILA, Philippines – The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan acquitted former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office general manager Rosario Uriarte of plunder in the P366-million  PCSO intelligence fund scam  case. Uriarte was the last accused in the plunder case. The Sandiganbayan earlier acquitted 6 of Uriarte's co-accused from 2015 to 2017, while ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Co-accused Valdes latest to be cleared in Arroyo's plunder case - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Co-accused Valdes latest to be cleared in Arroyo's plunder case - BusinessWorld Online Edition.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2017

Co-accused Valdes latest to be cleared in Arroyo's plunder case - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Co-accused Valdes latest to be cleared in Arroyo's plunder case - BusinessWorld Online Edition.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2017

Sandigan acquits Gloria Arroyo's co-accused in PCSO plunder case - Philippine Star

Sandigan acquits Gloria Arroyo's co-accused in PCSO plunder case - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2017

Sandigan acquits Gloria Arroyo s co-accused in PCSO plunder case

Sandigan acquits Gloria Arroyo s co-accused in PCSO plunder case.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2017

GMA co-accused seeks dismissal of PCSO plunder case - Inquirer.net

GMA co-accused seeks dismissal of PCSO plunder case - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 29th, 2017

Arroyo’s co-accused in PCSO case cleared

Arroyo’s co-accused in PCSO case cleared.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 20th, 2016

Arroyo's co-accused in PCSO case cleared - The Manila Times

Arroyo's co-accused in PCSO case cleared - The Manila Times.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 20th, 2016

GMA co-accused in plunder case surfaces before Sandigan

MANILA, Philippines - One of three remaining respondents to a plunder case arising from the alleged misuse of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) co.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 27th, 2016

Evidence of graft strong against ex-PCSO officials

The Sandiganbayan has denied the plea of three former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) officials to be allowed to file a demurrer in their graft and misconduct case even as it found the prosecution's evidence strong enough to lead to their conviction. Former General Manager and Vice Chair Rosario Uriarte and former board members Jose Taruc V and Fatima Valdes --- who all served during the Arroyo administration --- were accused of getting a free trip to Australia from the contractor of a now scuttled lottery paper supply deal. Strong evidence In a five-page resolution dated July 20, the court's Sixth Division rejected their motion to cut the trial short and seek the c...Keep on reading: Evidence of graft strong against ex-PCSO officials.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Sandiganbayan keeps ex-Enrile aide in detention

THE Sandiganbayan denied a petition for bail by the chief aide of then Senate president Juan Ponce-Enrile, a co-accused in the P172 million plunder case in connection with the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam, for lack of merit. In a 16-page decision last June 28, the anti-graft court said that lawyer Jessica “Gigi” Reyes’… link: Sandiganbayan keeps ex-Enrile aide in detention.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

Nationwide Round-Up

Ex-PCSO GM Uriarte cleared by Sandiganbayan ANTI-GRAFT court Sandiganbayan has dropped the P365.9-million plunder charges against former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) general manager Rosario C. Uriarte. The ruling came a year after the Supreme Court (SC) acquitted former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and former PCSO budget and accounts manager Benigno B. […] The post Nationwide Round-Up appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Sandiganbayan acquits former PCSO exec in P366-M plunder case - Inquirer.net

Sandiganbayan acquits former PCSO exec in P366-M plunder case - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Napoles plea for custody transfer junked

THE Sandiganbayan First Division has denied Janet Lim-Napoles’ plea for custody transfer to the Department of Justice Witness Protection Program (DOJ WPP). She is one of the accused in the P224-million plunder case filed against former Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. in connection with the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel scam. “In [...] The post Napoles plea for custody transfer junked appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Judge recuses himself from ex-BI execs& apos; plunder case due to & apos;acquaintance& apos; with accused - GMA News

Judge recuses himself from ex-BI execs' plunder case due to 'acquaintance' with accused - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

Revilla allowed to secure TRO from SC vs plunder trial

  The Sandiganbayan has given former Sen. Bong Revilla the chance to secure a temporary restraining order (TRO) from the Supreme Court to stop the trial of his P224.5-million plunder case---but only for three weeks.   The defense was supposed to begin presenting its evidence to counter the Ombudsman's allegations on Thursday, but the court's First Division deferred it to Feb. 15, "in the interest of justice."   "Accused Revilla should present his evidence on Feb. 15, 2018, in the event that no (TRO) is issued by the Supreme Court," read the order signed by Associate Justices Efren N. de la Cruz, Edgardo M. Caldona and Alex L. Quiroz.   Present...Keep on reading: Revilla allowed to secure TRO from SC vs plunder trial.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2018

Bong Revilla in petition to SC: Sandiganbayan violated my rights

Former Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. has accused the Sandiganbayan of violating his rights as an accused in the P224.5-million plunder case in connection with the pork barrel scam. In his 65-page petition filed with the Supreme Court (SC), a copy of which was sent to reporters over the weekend, Revilla said his rights to due process, to be presumed innocent, to be informed of the nature and cause of accusation against him, and to be given a fair trial were violated when his motion for leave to file demurrer to evidence and his motion to quash and motion for reconsideration were dismissed by the anti-graft court. With the denial of his motions, the Sandiganbayan has set the r...Keep on reading: Bong Revilla in petition to SC: Sandiganbayan violated my rights.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2018

Court nixes Bong Revilla’s plea for permission to file demurrer

    The Sandiganbayan has dealt a blow to detained former senator Bong Revilla Jr., denying permission to file a demurrer challenging the sufficiency of the prosecution's evidence in his P224.5-million plunder case.   The First Division in an open court hearing on Thursday said Revilla and his coaccused have to rebut the Ombudsman's evidence head-on, instead of cutting the trial short by way of a demurrer.   "After considering the evidence admitted by the Court... the Court is of the view that there is a need for the accused to present evidence," said Associate Justice Efren dela Cruz, the division chair.   The justice said Revilla, as...Keep on reading: Court nixes Bong Revilla’s plea for permission to file demurrer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

Maguindanao massacre: Not one accused convicted after 8 years

After eight years, not one of the 197 accused for the death of 58 people, 32 of which are journalists in the so-called Maguindanao massacre, which took place on Nov. 25, 2009, has been convicted. In a case update released by the Supreme Court Public Information Office (SC PIO), of the 197 accused, 103 are still under trial. Of the 197 accused, 115 had already arrested. Fifteen of the accused are surnamed Ampatuan. One of the accused was cleared for lack of probable cause, one was dropped from the amended information, two have been discharged as state witness while four accused, including former Maguindanao Gov. Andal Ampatuan Sr., died while in detention. Recently, the co...Keep on reading: Maguindanao massacre: Not one accused convicted after 8 years.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2017