Chan fires back: Malversation and graft cases lack basis, politically motivated

Futch Anthony Inso 02/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan describes the Malversation of Public Funds and Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act charges filed against him before the Office of the Visayas Ombudsman as having no basis…

7 Lapu village chiefs file malversation, graft charges vs Mayor Chan, 12 others

Futch Anthony Inso 02/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Seven Lapu-Lapu City village chiefs have filed charges against Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan and some city officials and private individuals for alleged malversation of public funds and anti-graft and corrupt practices…

CPA employee ordered jailed for malversation of funds

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/02/2017

A cashier of the Cebu Ports Authority was convicted for misappropriating P15, 817.70 in office funds. Romeo Pañares was meted with imprisonment of 10 to 14 years and a penalty of perpetual special disqualification or a disqualification…

Ombudsman clears Rama of malversation raps

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/29/2017

  IT was a vindication that came too late but still welcomed by former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama. The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed a criminal complaint filed against the former mayor over the city’s…

Ex-Tudela mayor gets 12-18 yrs in jail for malversation

Inquirer.net, Morexette B. Erram 09/04/2017

The Sandiganbayan has convicted the former mayor of Tudela, Cebu, of malversation for failing to account for 350 bags of cement that should have been delivered to the municipality in June 2004. In a decision dated Aug.…

Loot, Daanbantayan dad indicted for graft, malversation of public fund

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/24/2017

THE Office of the Ombudsman has indicted former Daanbantayan mayor Ma. Luisa Loot and incumbent Councilor Sammy Moralde for malversation of public fund and violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. Their indictment stemmed from alleged…

Ombudsman slaps Loot, Moralde with malversation, corruption charges

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/24/2017

The Office of the Ombudsman has indicted former Mayor of Daanbantayan, Ma. Luisa Loot and councilor Sammy Moralde for malversation of public fund and violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. They and are set to…

Dumanjug vice mayor assumes town’s leadership

Nestle L. Semilla 02/23/2017

DESPITE having assumed the mayorship of Dumanjug town for the past 10 days, Rene Asentista has not yet fully discharged his new function. He admitted that he has not yet signed any legal documents, especially those involving…

Garcia to contest Gica’s bid to overturn dismissal

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/17/2017

Former Dumanjug town mayor Nelson Garcia said that he will file before the Office of the Ombudsman today, Friday, an opposition to the motion for reconsideration filed by recently dismissed Dumanjug Mayor Efren “Gungun” Gica. Raising several…

ALL IN THE FAMILY

Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 01/25/2017

Be it in Aloguinsan town in southern Cebu or Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island, the dismissed or suspended official will be replaced by a relative or an ally. Aloguinsan Mayor Augustus Caesar Moreno’s projected departure from office…

Radaza complies with 90-day suspension

Norman V. Mendoza 01/24/2017

CEBU CITY –This is one scene that is rare in Philippine politics: a city mayor chose not to fight tooth and nail for her post. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza went to the office of the Department…

Ombud: Put Bogo VM Martinez under suspension

Izobelle T. Pulgo 11/14/2016

THE Office of the Ombudsman is seeking to put Bogo City Vice Mayor Maria Cielo Martinez under preventive suspension pending the graft and malversation case filed against her. Prosecutors Jennifer Agustin-Se and Jennifer Carreon filed the motion…

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