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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

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

Mother, daughter charged with estafa and anti-graft: Mayor denies accusations

GRAFT and estafa charges were filed against Valderrama, Antique mayor Jocelyn Posadas and her daughter for allegedly using her position and influence as former Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) lawyer to secure a private deal for the conversion of an agricultural land in Iloilo to industrial and for subsequent failure to account for funds amounting […] The post Mother, daughter charged with estafa and anti-graft: Mayor denies accusations appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Negros mayor cleared of graft charges

BACOLOD CITY: The 7th Division of Sandiganbayan has cleared Cauayan (Negros Occidental) Mayor John Rey Tabujara of graft charges. A resolution dated September 7 and penned by Associate Justice Ma. Theresa Dolores Gomez-Estoesta said the prosecution has “failed to prove the guilt of Tabujara beyond reasonable doubt.” Tabujara allegedly violated Section 3(f) of Republic Act… link: Negros mayor cleared of graft charges.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Samar mayor, 4 others face graft raps

THE Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of charges against a Samar municipal mayor and four other municipal officials for the anomalous catering services transactions in 2012. Facing charges of 16 counts of violation of Section 3(e) of Republic Act 3019 (Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act) before the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Ex-DavOr town mayor, treasurer face graft charges

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 July) – The Office of the Ombudsman found a probable cause to charge former Caraga, Davao Oriental mayor William Duma-an and Municipal Treasurer Arnold Samon for graft for alleged irregularities in the disbursement of funds worth P1.5 million for the town’s founding anniversary celebration in 2011. The Ombudsman said both respondents violated […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

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:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

SC& rsquo;s Marquez faces graft charges

SC’s Marquez faces graft charges Source link link: SC’s Marquez faces graft charges.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

Uphold raps vs accused in 2004 fertilizer scam

OSP TO SANDIGAN: The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) has asked the Sandiganbayan to uphold the validity of graft and malversation charges filed against North Cotabato Rep. Nancy Catamco, Cebu town Mayor Edgar Rama and a municipal councilor in connection with the alleged fraudulent use of P5-million fertilizer fund in 2004. In a consolidated […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 24th, 2018

Philippine agency urges graft charges against former president Aquino

MANILA — The Philippine anti-graft agency on Wednesday recommended charges of corruption against former president Benigno Aquino, for disbursing more than a billion dollars of state funds without the required approval of Congress. Aquino, the only son of democracy icon and former leader Corazon Aquino, also faces separate charges of negligence over the deaths of 44 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Binay faces graft charges over land sale

Binay faces graft charges over land sale.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJun 13th, 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