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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: philstar philstarMay 5th, 2018

Ex-mayor to be charged over illegal permit

MANILA, Philippines - The Office of the Ombusman has ordered the filing of graft charges against a former mayor of Naga City in Cebu......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 4th, 2017

Suspended vice mayor charged with graft

MANILA, Philippines - The vice mayor of Tanjay City in Negros Oriental has been charged with graft in connection with the alleged anomalous purchase of const.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2017

Ombudsman suspends Polangui mayor, 4 councilors

ALBAY, Philippines – The Office of the Ombudsman suspended Polangui Mayor Cherilie Mella-Sampal and 4 members of the Sangguniang Bayan for one year for failing to close down the town's open dumpsite. The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) regional office served suspension order on Monday, July 16. They were charged for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

Dead former mayor charged with graft

Five months after his death, a former mayor of Sipalay, Negros Occidental was charged with graft before the Sandiganbayan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 15th, 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

Cebu Port Authority officials charged with graft

Former and incumbent Cebu Port Authorities have been charged with graft before the Sandiganbayan Second Division due to the anomalous purchase of motorcycles back in 2006. Cebu Port Authority officials charged with graft Cebu Port Authorities, both former and incumbent, have been charged with graft before the Sandiganbayan Second Division due to the reportedly anomalous… link: Cebu Port Authority officials charged with graft.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Ex-Cebu Town Mayor Slapped with P30K Fine

The Sandiganbayan has ordered former Alcoy, Cebu Mayor Nicomedes delos Santos to pay a PHP30,000 fine after the anti-graft court found him guilty of 10 counts for failure to render accounts for three years. Court records showed that from October 2007 to July 2011, the delos Santos received a total of PHP165,064 in cash advances […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 26th, 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

Graft raps filed vs dismissed Southern Leyte Governor Damian Mercado

Dismissed Southern Leyte governor Damian Mercado was charged with three counts of graft before the Sandiganbayan in connection with the alleged anomalous purchase of second-hand vehicles when he was mayor of Maasin City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 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

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

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

Alleged Cebu narcopols Loot, Rama cry: ‘Investigate us, too’

  CEBU CITY --- "Investigate us, too." This was the appeal of Mayor Vicente Loot of Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu, and former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama who in 2016 were both publicly identified by President Rodrigo Duterte as among the country's alleged illegal drug protectors but have never been formally charged. Loot and Rama were hoping to meet the same fate as Cebuano businessman Peter Lim who, like them, were dragged into the illegal drugs trade, but eventually got off the hook after the case against him was dismissed for insufficiency of evidence. "I've been pleading to authorities to investigate me. How can I clear my name [if there's no probe]? That i...Keep on reading: Alleged Cebu narcopols Loot, Rama cry: ‘Investigate us, too’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 13th, 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

Court drops raps vs 7 cops charged with illegal arrest of Bohol mayor’s slay suspects

CEBU CITY---A local court has dismissed the charges filed against seven policemen accused of illegally arresting and detaining two of the nine suspects in the killing of Mayor Gisela Boniel of Bien Unido town in Bohol. In her decision, Judge Joy Angelica Santos-Doctor of the Municipal Circuit Trial Court of Trinidad-San Miguel-Bien Unido, Bohol said there was no proof that the police officers had a deliberate intent to violate the law in arresting Lobo Boniel and Brian Sayson. "The acts by which they were arrested, as per their complaints, failed to show a clear intent to violate the law or a flagrant disregard of established rules. Hence, they are presumed to have regularly perfor...Keep on reading: Court drops raps vs 7 cops charged with illegal arrest of Bohol mayor’s slay suspects.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2018

Aquino, Sereno charged with graft over SALNs

FORMER PRESIDENT Benigno S.C. Aquino III and Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno were charged with graft on Monday, Feb. 26, before the Ombudsman in connection with Ms. Sereno’s Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALNs) when she was being considered in 2012 for her current position. Their accuser, suspended lawyer Eligio P. Mallari, […] The post Aquino, Sereno charged with graft over SALNs appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 26th, 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

Cebu City Government Files Charges on City Hall Employees

The Cebu City Government through Mayor Tomas R. Osmeña formally charged Liezel C. Gonzaga, Hilario P. Alicante, and Sybil Ann C. Reambonanza with Administrative Offenses per recommendation from Cebu City Employee Management Committee on Inquiry (EMCOI). Said personnel were found to be in conspiracy with each other in the under-declaration of SM Seaside Building’s Fair […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2018

Danao mayor, Duterte s cousin, charged in Sandigan with admin case

MANILA, Philippines – Danao City Mayor Ramonito Duterte Durano III was charged Monday, January 22, at the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan for violating the administrative code related to civil service rules. He was charged for not complying with an order of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to reinstate employees of City ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2018