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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: manilainformer manilainformerJul 12th, 2018

BIG RELIEF: Sandiganbayan acquits Dingle vice mayor of criminal raps

THE Sandiganbayan’s First Division dismissed the four counts of graft charges filed against Vice Mayor Rufino Palabrica III of Dingle, Iloilo due to “inordinate delays” in the case In a text message to The Daily Guardian, Palabrica said that he got an official copy of the Sandiganbayan resolution acquitting him from the criminal charges of […] The post BIG RELIEF: Sandiganbayan acquits Dingle vice mayor of criminal raps appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

Junjun Binay seeks dismissal of graft raps

FORMER Makati mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. is asking the Sandiganbayan’s Fifth Division to dismiss the graft charges he is facing along with other individuals over the alleged anomalous procurement processes in connection with the Makati Science High School building. In a supplement to motion to quash, Binay Jr.’s camp said that the charge [...] The post Junjun Binay seeks dismissal of graft raps appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Suspended Cebu mayor charged with graft

The mayor of Toledo City in Cebu is facing graft charges for allegedly withholding the real property tax share of a barangay......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 5th, 2018

Roderick Paulate faces graft, falsification charges

Roderick Paulate faces graft, falsification charges.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

Roderick Paulate faces graft charges over ‘ghost employees’

By Minde Nyl R. dela Cruz THE OFFICE of the Ombudsman slapped Quezon City District 2 Councilor Roderick M. Paulate with graft and falsification charges before the Sandiganbayan for allegedly hiring 30 ghost employees in 2010. In its complaint, the Ombudsman said Mr. Paulate violated Section 3(e) of Republic Act 3019 or the Anti-Graft and […] The post Roderick Paulate faces graft charges over ‘ghost employees’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

Ex-aggie chief charged with graft

FORMER Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala faces trial for graft charges along with 23 others in connection with the approval of 8,810 import permits (IPs) despite an existing order suspending its issuance. The Office of the Ombudsman said it found probable cause to charge Alcala with violation of Section 3 (e)….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 24th, 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

Binays post bail for Makati Science High School charges

MANILA, Philippines – Former vice president Jejomar Binay and son former Makati City mayor Junjun Binay posted bail on Monday, April 2, over graft charges stemming from the allegedly overpriced Makati Science High School. The Binays paid P192,000 each to the Sandiganbayan Fourth Division for 4 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2018

New graft raps filed vs Cagayan de Oro mayor

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has filed a new set of graft charges against Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno over alleged anomalous.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 31st, 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

Ex-customs employee, others charged with graft

THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Friday filed graft charges before the Office of the Ombudsman against a former Bureau of Customs (BOC) official, his wife, and two associates for “allegedly amassing illegally acquired wealth.” Former BOC Risk Management Office head Atty. Larribert Hilario, former Taft, Eastern Samar Vice Mayor Maria Concepcion, their driver […] The post Ex-customs employee, others charged with graft appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2018

Loboc mayor faces graft complaint before Ombudsman

BOHOL, Philippines – The Office of the Ombudsman has found enough basis to proceed with the criminal investigation of a case filed against Loboc, Bohol Mayor Helen Calipusan Alaba. The town's chief executive was ordered to answer the complaint lodged by engineer Nilo Sarigumba. "Failure to comply ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018

Ex-Misamis mayor, husband face raps for fund misuse

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of graft charges against a former mayor of Jasaan town in Misamis Oriental and her h.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 11th, 2018

Sandigan junks charges vs ex-Antique mayor

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan has dismissed the graft and malversation charges filed against a former mayor of Buenavista town in Antique due to th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

Calamba Barangay Councilor Files Graft Charges, Threatened

CEBU CITY, March 06, 2018 – Calamba Barangay Councilor Richard Buscaino, visited Mayor Tommy Osmeña’s office and told the mayor along with media members about the threats he received on his phone after being strafed along Katipunan St. on March 04, 2018. Buscaino believes that the graft case he filed, together with fellow barangay councilmen, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 6th, 2018

Sandigan suspends municipal mayor in Surigao for graft involving sister

      The Sandiganbayan ordered the 60-day suspension pending litigation (pendente lite) of San Benito, Surigao del Norte town Mayor Rushford Dedumo over graft charges involving his own sister.   A release from the Office of the Ombudsman said Dedumo was being tried for violation of Section 3(e) the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act (Republic Act No. 3019).   The Sandiganbayan has directed the Department of the Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Ao to implement the suspension order.   Last January 2017, the Ombudsman filed charges against Dedumo for appointing his sister, Flordeliza Coro, as a municipal consulta...Keep on reading: Sandigan suspends municipal mayor in Surigao for graft involving sister.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2018

Ex-Benguet Mayor, 3 others face graft charges over P1.95M deal - GMA News

Ex-Benguet Mayor, 3 others face graft charges over P1.95M deal - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2018

Ex-Iloilo lawmaker, Maguindanao mayor face graft raps

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of graft charges against a former congressman of Iloilo and a former mayor of Kabunt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 26th, 2018

Two Iloilo officials indicted for graft

FORMER Mayor Reynor Gonzales and Vice Mayor Cesar Gonzales of Lambunao, Iloilo are facing graft charges before the Sandiganbayan for allegedly receiving transportation allowance (TA) in 2014 despite using government-owned vehicles. The Gonzalezes were charged for violation of Section 3(e) of Republic Act 3019 or Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act by the Office of the […] The post Two Iloilo officials indicted for graft appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 11th, 2018

Ex-Negros mayor faces raps for non-disclosure of biz interests in SALN

THE Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of charges against a former Negros Occidental municipal mayor for failure to disclose two business interests in his Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Networth (SALN) from 2007 to 2010. Ordered charged before the Sandiganbayan with four counts of violation of Section….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018