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Sandiganbayan upholds graft charges vs ex-Butuan mayor

Sandiganbayan upholds graft charges vs ex-Butuan mayor.....»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerOct 5th, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Former Makati mayor Junjun Binay seeks dismissal of graft, malversation raps

FORMER Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. is asking the Sandiganbayan Third Division to nullify two charge sheets accusing him of graft and one charge sheet accusing him of malversation in connection with the alleged anomalous construction of the Makati City Hall Parking Building. He is facing the charges, along with his father, former [...] The post Former Makati mayor Junjun Binay seeks dismissal of graft, malversation raps appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

Ex-Albay mayor, DA officer face graft raps

The Office of the Ombudsman has filed before the Sandiganbayan charges of graft and malversation against former Mayor Emiliana Kare of Malinao, Albay; Hector Sales, then regional executive director of the Department of Agriculture–Region V; and two others in connection with allegedly anomalous procurement of fertilizer in 2004. Also charged were then-acting Municipal Accountant Rosemarie [...] The post Ex-Albay mayor, DA officer face graft raps appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 31st, 2017

Convicted, dismissed Cebu mayors face new raps

MANILA, Philippines — A couple who served as mayor of Aloguinsan town in Cebu are facing new graft charges before the Sandiganbayan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 27th, 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

Nueva Vizcaya mayor charged with graft

MANILA, Philippines - An incumbent and two former mayors are facing charges before the Sandiganbayan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 18th, 2017

Ex-Ilocos mayor charged with graft

MANILA, Philippines - A former mayor of Ilocos Sur is facing charges before the Sandiganbayan in connection with a farm-to-market road......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 26th, 2016

Ex-mayor, village execs charged with graft over cockfights

MANILA, Philippines – The Office of the Ombudsman has filed charges before the Sandiganbayan against a former town mayor and two barangay officials of Antiqu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 24th, 2016

Ex-Cebu mayor, 6 others face graft over fertilizer scam

The Office of the Ombudsman filed charges of graft before the Sandiganbayan against former Mayor Rose Marie Suezo of Tuburan, Cebu, and several others over an allegedly anomalous purchase of fertilizers in 2005. Also accused were former Assistant Municipa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2016

It’s a go for Yap’s trial at Sandiganbayan

The Sandiganbayan will proceed with the trial of former Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap, now a Bohol representative, in connection with an employee car plan deemed disadvantageous to the government. In a 32-page resolution dated Dec. 5, the court's Sixth Division denied Yap's motion to quash and affirmed that the elements of valid graft charges were sufficiently stated to warrant a full-blown trial. The cases stemmed from the approval of a car plan, which, from 2008 to 2009, allowed 10 Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) employees to use the agency's funds to secure personal loans they obtained from the Philippine National Bank (PNB). Yap argued that he was absent dur...Keep on reading: It’s a go for Yap’s trial at Sandiganbayan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018