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Accused in PCSO plunder case cleared

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

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepMay 17th, 2018

Pasay court dismisses electoral sabotage case vs Speaker Arroyo

MANILA, Philippines -- The Pasay City Regional Trial Court has dismissed the electoral sabotage case against House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. This is the last criminal case against the former President after she was cleared of plunder by the Sandiganbayan. In dismissing the case, the court said the prosecution had failed to prove "beyond reasonable doubt and moral certainty despite ample opportunity and even without evidence in favor of the accused" the allegations of tampering results of the 2007 polls in Maguindanao. /muf...Keep on reading: Pasay court dismisses electoral sabotage case vs Speaker Arroyo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2018

Estelito Mendoza’s ‘magic’ continues: Dichaves cleared in plunder case

MANILA, Philippines – Veteran lawyer Estelito Mendoza wins a plunder case anew as Jaime Dichaves , co-accused in former president Joseph Estrada's plunder case, has been cleared by the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan even without a full-blown trial. In a decision dated October 23, the Sandiganbayan Fourth ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 24th, 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

QC court dismisses illegal gun possession case vs NDFP consultant, 1 other

  MANILA, Philippines ---The Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 100 has dismissed the illegal possession of firearms and explosives charges filed against National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultant Rafael Baylosis.   Also cleared by the court was Baylosis' companion, Roque Guillermo. In a decision made public Tuesday, the court said it granted the demurrer to evidence filed by the two accused.   Ademurrerto evidence is in effect a motion to dismiss which is filed by the accused after the prosecution has finished its presentation of evidence. It is anchored on the ground that the evidence presented is insufficient.   "This C...Keep on reading: QC court dismisses illegal gun possession case vs NDFP consultant, 1 other.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Ombudsman to Jinggoy: Relax in PH, not HK

Ombudsman prosecutors have objected to plunder case accused Jinggoy Estrada's plea to relax in Hong Kong before the election campaign.   In a four-page opposition, the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) argued there was "no necessity or urgency for the travel" requested by Estrada because "he can better spend his holidays here."   "Indeed, celebrating the holidays in the Philippines is more fun than anywhere else," the prosecution said.   The OSP said the right of an accused to travel was "not absolute" and was "subject to the usual restraints."   The prosecution added that Estrada failed to submit a travel itinerary and provide any tel...Keep on reading: Ombudsman to Jinggoy: Relax in PH, not HK.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

Anti-corruption group reiterates call to revoke Jinggoy’s bail

After the Supreme Court (SC) allowed the use of the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMCL) report in court hearings, an anti-corruption group has reiterated its call to revoke the bail posted by former Senator Jinggoy Estrada. The Filipinos Opposed to Corruption and Unjust System (FOCUS) said in a letter addressed to Ombudsman Samuel Martireson Wednesdaythat the SC ruling bolsters the case against Estrada who is accused of plunder, which is an additional reason to recall his temporary liberty. "This update is considered a breakthrough, in this case, considering that the said report will bolster the case of the prosecution against Estrada and his cohorts," FOCUS said. The high cour...Keep on reading: Anti-corruption group reiterates call to revoke Jinggoy’s bail.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Court denies bail for 2 former Immigration execs, ‘bagman’ in P50-M plunder case

THE Sandiganbayan’s Sixth Division has denied the pleas for bail of two former Immigration officials and their alleged bagman in the plunder case that has been filed against them. “Using the standard of evident guilt or presumption of guilt as defined in People v. Cabral, this Court finds that accused Argosino, Robles and Sombero are [...] The post Court denies bail for 2 former Immigration execs, ‘bagman’ in P50-M plunder case appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

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