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Ex-Butuan mayor charged with graft for P15-million expense on donated CT scan machine

The Office of the Ombudsman has filed two counts of graft against former Butuan City Mayor Ferdinand Amante Jr. for disbursing P15.485 million for a CT scan machine which was donated by World Medical Relief, Inc., an organization based in Michigan, US. Source link link: Ex-Butuan mayor charged with graft for P15-million expense on donated CT scan machine.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerJul 11th, 2018

Former Butuan mayor faces graft charges

Former Butuan City Mayor Ferdinand Amante Jr. is facing graft cases before the Sandiganbayan in connection with the alleged illegal disbursement of P15.48 million for acquisition of a defective machine. The case stemmed from the approval of Amante to release the amount from November 2012 to June 2013 in favor of World Medical Relief-Philippine National… link: Former Butuan mayor faces graft charges.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Ex-Laguna mayor charged with graft

The Office of the Ombudsman has filed graft charges against a former mayor of Biñan, Laguna over the local government’s alleged anomalous award of a contract amounting to P71 million for a solid waste management project......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Ex-Laguna mayor charged with graft

The Office of the Ombudsman has filed graft charges against a former mayor of Biñan, Laguna over the local government’s alleged anomalous award of a contract amounting to P71 million for a solid waste management project. Source link link: Ex-Laguna mayor charged with graft.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Ombudsman indicts Zambo del Sur mayor, 8 others for graft

      The Office of the Ombudsman has indicted Margosatubig, Zamboanga del Sur Mayor Roy Encallado and eight others for graft charges over the anomalous purchase of farming supplies and equipment worth P4 million.   In a statementon Friday, the Ombudsman said it found probable cause to indict Encallado and the others for violationof Section 3(e) of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act for the anomalous procurement of supplies from Barcelona Spring Farm (BSF) worth P4,112,366.02.   Aside from Encallado, also charged were Bids and Awards Committee (BAC)Chairman Arwin Alpha; BAC members Alex Villarin, Elvira Emia,Andres Limatoc, and Merl...Keep on reading: Ombudsman indicts Zambo del Sur mayor, 8 others for graft.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Jinggoy Estrada to speak before US group for good governace

The Sandiganbayan has allowed a former senator who was detained on plunder charges in the early 2000s and again in June 2014 until September 2017 to travel abroad to speak before a group advocating good government. The antigraft court's Fifth Division has given former Sen. Jinggoy Estrada the green light to leave the country for the United States from April 30 to May 30. Estrada has been indicted for plunder and graft for allegedly pocketing P183 million from his pork barrel funds when he was senator. He is out on bail. More than a decade earlier, he was also charged with plunder when he was the San Juan City mayor for allegedly receiving "jueteng" payola from gambling lords and...Keep on reading: Jinggoy Estrada to speak before US group for good governace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

Bacolod mayor faces graft charge

Mayor Evelio Ramos Leonardia has been charged with graft before the Sandiganbayan Fourth Division in connection with the P49-million procurement of furniture and fixtures for the New Bacolod City National Government Center in 2008. #BeFullyInformed Bacolod mayor faces graft charge Bacolod City – Mayor Evelio Ramos Leonardia has been charged with graft before the Sandiganbayan… link: Bacolod mayor faces graft charge.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2017

Syjuco, Echiverri indicted for graft anew

Former Iloilo Rep. Augusto Syjuco Jr. and former Caloocan Mayor Enrico Echiverri have been charged anew with separate graft cases in the Sandiganbayan. Syjuco was charged with graft in connection with the misuse of P5 million in the 2004 fertilizer fund scam. It was the latest in the string of criminal charges filed by the Office of the Ombudsman against Syjuco, who later headed the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda). As for Echiverri, prosecutors accused him of irregularly awarding two contracts for drainage works totaling P17.27 million in 2012, without approval of the city council. The three new graft charges against the former mayor brought the t...Keep on reading: Syjuco, Echiverri indicted for graft anew.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Ex-Basilan town mayor, 2 others charged with graft

The Office of the Ombudsman has charged before the Sandiganbayan former Mayor Haber Amin Asarul of Sumisip, Basilan and two municipal officers in connection with the alleged use of the town's funds as security for a P2-million personal loan in 2010. Also .....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 7th, 2016

Binay Jr. arraigned on graft raps

Former Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin "Junjun" Binay Jr. has finally been arraigned on multiple charges in connection with the P2.3-billion Makati City Hall Building II, nearly three years after his indictment. He refused to enter a plea so the Sandiganbayan Third Division entered a not guilty plea for him during his arraignment on Friday. The court set his pretrial on Jan. 18. Binay Jr. was charged with four counts of graft, six counts of falsification and one count of malversation in connection with the supposedly rigged bidding for the last three phases of the five-phase project. The six counts of falsification and two of the four counts of graft covered phases 4 to 5 of...Keep on reading: Binay Jr. arraigned on graft raps.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

SC upholds Enrico Echiverri’s acquittal in graft case

The Supreme Court has affirmed the acquittal of former Caloocan City mayor Enrico Echiverri in a graft case involving a road and drainage construction project amounting to P8 million in 2011......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

NBI files graft raps vs 24 Boracay officials

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has filed graft and malversation charges against 24 local officials of Aklan, including the governor and vice governor, as well as the mayor and vice mayor of Malay town in connection with the alleged misuse of P84 million in Boracay funds......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Ex-Lanao del Sur mayor gets 10 years for graft

A former mayor of Binidayan, Lanao del Sur has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison over the procurement of heavy equipment worth P20 million in 2008......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

Ex-Leyte mayor faces graft CASE

The Office of the Ombudsman filed a graft case before the Sandiganbayan against former mayor Anlie Apostol of Carigara, Leyte for allegedly releasing P5.4 million as payment to a firm...READ MORE The post Ex-Leyte mayor faces graft CASE appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Court excludes key witness in Elenita Binay corruption case

MANILA, Philippines – The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan has made final its decision: the testimony of a former Makati city councilor – a key witness – will not be admitted as evidence against former Makati mayor Elenita Binay  in her P72-million graft case. The Sandiganbayan’s 5th Division denied ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

Former Camarines Sur mayor charged over unreturned vehicle

A former municipal mayor in Camarines Sur has been charged with graft and corruption for his alleged failure to return a government vehicle after his term ended in 2013......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

Malaysian opposition leader charged in $26 million graft case

  KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysia's opposition leader was Friday, October 19, hit with 45 charges in a $26 million corruption case, a new blow to his beleaguered party which lost power in landmark elections this year. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, a former deputy premier and ally of scandal-mired ex-leader Najib Razak, is ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

PROSECUTION ASKS COURT TO JUNK EX-GENSAN MAYOR’S MOTION

THE prosecution asked the Sandiganbayan’s Seventh Division to deny the motion to file a demurrer to evidence that Rep. Pedro Acharon Jr. of South Cotabato’s first district filed and his co-accused in the graft case over the alleged failure to liquidate P2.5 million cash advances in 2006 when he was mayor of General Santos City.… link: PROSECUTION ASKS COURT TO JUNK EX-GENSAN MAYOR’S MOTION.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Regions Briefs: Oct. 9, 2018

China gives P150M for classrooms   DAVAO CITY --- This city appeared to be reaping the windfall from President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China.   The Chinese government has donated P150 million to a nongovernment organization (NGO) founded by Mayor Sara Duterte, the President's daughter, for the construction of more classrooms.   The donation was China's way of committing support for education, said a statement by Mayor Duterte's NGO, Tapang at Malasakit Alliance (TMA).   Funds released by the Chinese Embassy in Manila were sent to TMA to build 13 classrooms in some of the city's public schools, according to TMA.   Mayor Duterte, in...Keep on reading: Regions Briefs: Oct. 9, 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Ex-GenSan mayor seeks court to file demurrer to evidence

South Cotabato first district Rep. Pedro Acharon Jr. asked permission from the Sandiganbayan’s Seventh Division to file a demurrer to evidence in the graft case he and two others are facing over the alleged failure to liquidate P2.5 million cash advances in 2006 when he was mayor of General Santos City. A demurrer to evidence… link: Ex-GenSan mayor seeks court to file demurrer to evidence.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Ex-mayor in Camiguin faces jail time over brother s benefits

MANILA, Philippines – The Sandiganbayan found Alex Jajalla, former mayor of Mahinog, Camiguin, guilty of graft for giving "unwarranted benefits" to his brother at the expense of the local government in 2008. In its ruling, the anti-graft court's 7th Division sentenced Jajalla to at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018