Edgar Valdez - updates

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Ball starts rolling at last for PDAF scam plunder trials

Jun 22, 2017 - 7:20 PM

After Bong Revilla's plunder trial, Jinggoy Estrada is next, to be followed by former representative Edgar Valdez

Ex-congressman Valdez's trial for PDAF scam set to proceed

Mar 08, 2017 - 12:45 PM

The former Association of Philippine Electric Cooperatives representative is accused of pocketing P57.78 million in pork barrel

Court grants bail to Napoles, 2 ex-lawmakers

Apr 13, 2016 - 9:55 AM

3rd UPDATE Former Masbate representative Rizalina Seachon Lanete and former APEC party list representative Edgar Valdez gain temporary liberty but Janet Napoles – serving a life term for illegal detention – stays in jail

GRANTED BAIL. Masbate Governor Rizalina Seachon-Lanete (left) will be released from detention after he posts bail but Janet Lim Napoles (right) will remain in jail despite the bail grant. Photo of Lanete from PIA, Janet Napoles photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PDAF: Slow-moving corruption issue

Dec 23, 2015 - 9:30 AM

Given the slow movement of proceedings in 2015 conviction is unlikely under the present administration

Ex-lawmaker refuses to enter plea in plunder case

Mar 09, 2015 - 10:17 AM

The Sandiganbayan enters a not guilty plea on his behalf

Ex-lawmaker Edgar Valdez to be detained at Camp Bagong Diwa

Mar 02, 2015 - 8:16 PM

The former party list representative will be joining in the facility other suspects in the pork barrel scam: Janet Napoles Gigi Reyes and Masbate Governor Rizalina Seachon Lanete

Ex-lawmaker Edgar Valdez surrenders over pork scam charges

Feb 25, 2015 - 10:55 AM

The former APEC party list representative faces plunder and 7 counts of graft for allegedly stealing up to P95 million in public funds through the pork barrel scam

Ex-lawmaker Edgar Valdez ordered arrested over 'pork' scam

Feb 23, 2015 - 8:26 PM

Valdez of the party list group APEC is the second former member of the House of Representatives to be ordered arrested over the pork barrel scam

Ombudsman files plunder, graft charges vs 5 ex-lawmakers

Feb 05, 2015 - 6:49 PM

UPDATED The anti graft court Sandiganbayan has raffled off the cases of the 5 former lawmakers accused of misusing P339 million in pork barrel funds in connivance with alleged pork scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles

Plunder, bribery charges vs 5 more lawmakers in pork barrel mess

Jan 12, 2015 - 5:22 PM

This is the second batch of cases the Ombudsman is set to file before the court in relation to Napoles multi million peso PDAF diversion scheme

MORE CASES. More lawmakers who transacted with alleged big-time swindler Janet Napoles are set to be charged in court, pending the resolution of any appeal they may file before the Ombudsman. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Former party-list rep indicted for plunder

Oct 17, 2014 - 10:44 PM

APEC party list Rep Edgar Valdez is the first party list representative to be indicted over the pork barrel scam

Napoles’ ‘tell-all’ favors Enrile, Estrada and Revilla

May 31, 2014 - 6:00 PM

The crux of the defense strategy is to prove that none of the witnesses could claim personal knowledge about acceptance of the alleged kickbacks from the scam

TROJAN PIG? Are the Napoles affidavits of any value to the prosecution?

PDAF kickbacks: Napoles had favorites

Oct 26, 2013 - 6:06 PM

Apart from showing details about pork barrel fund transactions the ledger of whistleblower Benhur Luy illustrates how Janet Napoles’ pork barrel network swelled through the years

Rival NGOs beat Napoles in House 'pork barrel'

Oct 19, 2013 - 4:42 PM

Napoles may be the poster queen of pork barrel, but she does not have a monopoly of the PDAF of House members

38 charged in pork barrel scam

Sep 16, 2013 - 7:23 PM

Five lawmakers – Estrada, Enrile, Revilla, Lanete, Alvarez – are accused of ‘misappropriation, conversion, misuse, and malversation’ of P745.63 million of their PDAF