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Sandiganbayan orders arrest of former Koronadal mayor for graft

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 13 Apr) – The Sandiganbayan has ordered the arrest of former city mayor Fernando Miguel after the Supreme Court upheld his conviction for graft in connection with the construction of the public market here in 1995. Lawyer Dennis Pulma, executive clerk of the Sandiganbayan third division, said Friday the court issued […] The post Sandiganbayan orders arrest of former Koronadal mayor for graft appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsApr 13th, 2018

Court orders arrest of Davao del Norte lawmaker

THE Sandiganbayan’s Sixth Division has ordered the arrest of Davao del Norte 2nd District Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr. in connection with the graft case filed against him for allegedly having financial interest in the renewed agreement between the Tagum Agricultural Development Company (Tadeco) and the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) in 2003. “The hasty filing of [...] The post Court orders arrest of Davao del Norte lawmaker appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2018

Sandiganbayan orders re-arrest of ex-Palawan gov

THE Sandiganbayan anti-graft court’s Third Division has granted the prosecution’s plea to cancel the bail of former Palawan governor Joel Reyes and his immediate commitment to prison “in view of his conviction” of graft in connection with the renewal of a firm’s small-scale mining permit in 2006. “Consequently, the grant of bail to accused Joel [...] The post Sandiganbayan orders re-arrest of ex-Palawan gov appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018

Sandigan orders ex-Butuan mayor’s arrest in fertilizer scam

MANILA, Philippines – The Sandiganbayan has ordered the arrest of a former Butuan City mayor and seven others for their alleged involvement in the P728-milli.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2017

Ozamiz mayor, daughter ordered arrested for graft

MANILA, Philippines -  The Sandiganbayan has ordered the arrest of Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2017

Arrest orders vs Ozamiz City mayor, daughter over graft case

Arrest orders vs Ozamiz City mayor, daughter over graft case.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2017

Sandigan orders arrest of Ozamiz mayor, vice mayor for graft

Sandigan orders arrest of Ozamiz mayor, vice mayor for graft.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2017

Sandigan orders arrest of Negros Oriental governor, 2 execs

The Sandiganbayan Third Division has ordered the arrest of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo and two other officials of the province for graft and malversation cases in connection with the alleged illegal use of P143.2-million worth of calamity funds in 2012......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 25th, 2017

Sandigan acquits Echiverri of graft

The Sandiganbayan has ordered the dismissal of one of 44 graft and falsification of public documents cases filed by the Office of the Ombudsman against former Caloocan City mayor Enrico Echiverri......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Ex-Energy secretary, mom charged for fertilizer scam

Former Energy secretary Carlos Jericho “Icot” Petilla and his mother, incumbent Palo mayor Remedios Petilla, were charged with graft at the Sandiganbayan for their alleged involvement in the 2004 fertilizer fund scam during their respective terms as governor of Leyte......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

Binays post bail in rigged bidding case

Former Vice President Jejomar Binay and his son, former Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr., on Monday posted bail of P192,000 each in connection with the latest case filed against them, this time over the P1.35-billion Makati Science High School. The two Binays appeared before the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division after it found probable cause to proceed with the case against them. By posting bail, father and son preempted the court's issuance of a warrant for their arrest. While waiting for his documents to be processed, Binay Sr. was seen holding a copy of the book, "How Democracies Die," written by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt. It tells of how elected authoritarian leaders en...Keep on reading: Binays post bail in rigged bidding case.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 2nd, 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

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

Sandigan reverses ex-Angeles mayor’s conviction

ANGELES CITY, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan has reversed its ruling convicting a former mayor of this city for graft......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2018

GSIS, PAG-IBIG ISSUE: Court fines Iloilo mayor, treasurer

THE Sandiganbayan imposed fines on the mayor and municipal treasurer of San Enrique, Iloilo for the delayed remittance of the employees’ Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and Pag-IBIG contributions. In a decision promulgated on March 1, 2018, the anti-graft court’s Second Division found Mayor Rosario Mediatrix “Trixie” Fernandez and Imelda Mecisamente Celebrar guilty of 16 […] The post GSIS, PAG-IBIG ISSUE: Court fines Iloilo mayor, treasurer appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 16th, 2018

Court junks Binay son’s bid to dismiss graft, falsification raps

THE Sandiganbayan Third Division has denied former Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr.’s plea to nullify the charge sheets accusing him of graft and of falsification in connection with the alleged anomalous construction of the Makati City Hall Parking Building. “A perusal of the above-quoted Informations reveals that the allegations contained therein comply with [...] The post Court junks Binay son’s bid to dismiss graft, falsification raps appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 14th, 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

Ex-Leyte mayor gets 8 years for graft

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan has sentenced a former town mayor in Leyte to a maximum of eight years in prison for corruption......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018

Sandigan orders Floirendo s arrest

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan has ordered the arrest of Davao del Norte 2nd District Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2018

Former Misamis Oriental governor, 4 other officers face graft case

The Office of the Ombudsman has filed graft case before the Sandiganbayan against Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno and four other former Misamis Oriental officers in connection with the alleged anomalous lease deal of an excavator when he was governor in 2008. Charged along with Moreno were former Provincial Administrator Patrick Gabutina; former… link: Former Misamis Oriental governor, 4 other officers face graft case.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 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