Samsam: Soc Fernandez has Alayon party’s support

Rosalie Abatayo 11/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The camp of former Talisay City mayor and now Councilor Socrates Fernandez is set to appeal the decision of the Sandiganbayan to perpetually disqualify him from holding public office. Until a final decision…

Sandiganbayan suspends Siquijor provincial officials

Philippine Daily Inquirer 11/03/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan Fourth Division has ordered the 90-day preventive suspension of Orville Fua, Siquijor provincial board member, for graft over the allegedly irregular purchase of fertilizers in 2005. The antigraft court also suspended two…

Sandiganbayan acquits 9 ‘Eurogenerals’

Patricia Denise Chiu - Inquirer.net 10/27/2019

The Sandiganbayan second division has acquitted nine retired police generals of graft and technical malversation. Dubbed the “Eurogenerals,” the nine former military officials earlier faced charges for their involvement in the allegedly illegal disbursement of P10 million…

Imee Marcos: It took over 30 years to prove our innocence

Maila Ager - INQUIRER.net 10/08/2019

MANILA,  Philippines— It might have taken  more than 30 years “to prove our innocence” but Senator Imee Marcos was  grateful just the same. For lack of evidence, the Sandiganbayan has junked a civil case involving an alleged…

Sandiganbayan junks another ill-gotten wealth case vs. Marcoses

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 10/08/2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Marcoses scored another victory against the government after the Sandiganbayan dismissed a civil case filed by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) for allegedly amassing ill-gotten wealth worth P1.052 billion. The Second…

Napoles asks Sandiganbayan: Why is Jinggoy out on bail?

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 09/09/2019

MANILA, Philippines—If former senator Jinggoy Estrada was the main plunderer, why is he out on bail? Pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles asked this question to the antigraft court Sandiganbayan after her bid to have another…

Mayor of Naga, Cebu suspended by Sandiganbayan for 90 days

08/14/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Incumbent Mayor Valdemar Chiong of Naga town in Cebu has been ordered suspended for 90 days by Sandiganbayan for graft charges. According to a resolution from the Sixth Division dated July 25, Chiong’s suspension…

Malou Loot, businessman gets prison term for graft, malversation of funds

Rosalie Abatayo 08/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The anti-graft court has ordered former Daanbantayan mayor Ma. Luisa Loot and businessman Samuel Moralde jailed for at least eight years for graft and the malversation of public funds. The crime was committed…

Sandiganbayan junks P102 billion forfeiture case vs Marcoses, 11 others

08/07/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan has dismissed the P102 billion civil forfeiture case against late former President Ferdinand Marcos, former First Lady Imelda Marcos, and 11 other co-accused, In a ruling dated August 5, the anti-graft court…

Dumanjug mayor to ask Sandigan to reconsider 90-day suspension order

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The camp of Dumanjug town Mayor Efren Guntrano Gica will ask the anti-graft court to reconsider its earlier resolution placing the chief executive under a 90-day suspension over the graft, falsification, and malversation charges against…

Dumanjug Mayor Gica faces suspension anew

Inquirer.net, Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/06/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Dumanjug Mayor Efren Gutrano ‘Gungun’ Gica is now facing another suspension in his political career. In a resolution promulgated last Wednesday, April 3, Sandiganbayan’s Fourth Division ordered to place Gica under a…

Carillo gears for legal fight as Sandigan rules to proceed case over aide-turned-cook

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, and Nestle Semilla, Morexette Marie Erram 01/07/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Councilor Gerardo Carillo is preparing for legal battle after the Sandiganbayan ruled to proceed with the trial against him for ordering his aide to moonlight as cook  at his…

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