Jeane Napoles - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Jeane Napoles


Ex-Napoles lawyer echoes Duterte policies in SC application

Jun 25, 2019 - 3:07 PM

BIR Deputy Commissioner Lanee David, who used to represent Jeane Napoles, supports the Duterte government’s friendship with China and its habit of arbitrarily compiling narcolists

JBC INTERVIEWS. Tax Deputy Commissioner Lanee David, former lawyer of Jeane Napoles, is interviewed by the Judicial and Bar Council on June 25, 2019, for a vacancy on the Supreme Court bench. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Sandiganbayan verdict: Imelda Marcos guilty of graft | Midday wRap

Nov 09, 2018 - 2:08 PM

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Court affirms P40-M tax deficiency findings vs Jeane Napoles

Nov 08, 2018 - 6:35 PM

Following the decision of the Court of Tax Appeals, there is currently no impediment for the government to collect payment from Janet Napoles’ youngest daughter

TAX DEFICIENCY. Court of Tax Appeals affirms the BIR's findings of tax deficiency against Jeane Napoles.

Pimentel on Uson, National ID, Napoles | Midday wRap

Aug 06, 2018 - 2:11 PM

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[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Ang Napoles bathtub na nag-uumapaw sa pera

Aug 06, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Muling ipinaaalala sa atin ng US grand jury case ang mapait na leksyong hatid ng pork barrel scam at ang swindler sa likod ng operasyong ito

Napoles daughter back in PH

Aug 04, 2018 - 7:31 PM

(UPDATED) Jeane Napoles just went on a trip to Indonesia, her lawyer says

JEANE NAPOLES. Jeane Napoles is back in the Philippines after a trip to Indonesia, says her lawyer. Photo from

Bishop seeks freedom of supermarket clerk jailed for stealing corned beef

Dec 18, 2017 - 4:03 PM

'For heaven's sake, let's get this man out of jail! I am willing to repay his employer, the supermarket owner, a hundred times over,' says Bishop Pablo David

BISHOP'S APPEAL. Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David says he is willing to repay 'a hundred times over' the employer of a supermarket clerk jailed for stealing corned beef. File photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Court dismisses tax evasion case vs Jeane Napoles

Dec 10, 2017 - 12:51 PM

(UPDATED) Jeane Napoles was earlier accused of failing to pay income taxes for her alleged ownership of a condominium unit in the United States, as well as a farm lot in Pangasinan

TAX EVASION. Jeane Catherine Napoles is on trial for tax evasion at the Court of Tax Appeals.

What's been happening to Jeane Napoles' case at tax appeals court?

Jul 15, 2017 - 2:36 PM

The Court of Tax Appeals dismisses Jeane s petition for review though the Napoles daughter claims she has new evidence to present

TAX EVASION. Jeane Catherine Napoles is on trial for tax evasion at the Court of Tax Appeals.

Court allows Napoles daughter to travel to Bali

Mar 22, 2017 - 6:08 PM

UPDATED The lawyer of Jeane Napoles says they will exhaust all means to dismiss the P17M tax case against her

RECORDS. Los Angeles County records show Jeane Napoles is the listed owner of Unit 37I at the Ritz-Carlton in LA. Photo by Rappler

Prosecutor junks Napoles' libel complaint vs Rappler reporter

Jan 18, 2016 - 2:55 PM

The stories on Jeane Napoles lavish lifestyle written by Rappler s Natashya Gutierrez were neither defamatory nor malicious the Taguig prosecutor s office says

LAVISH LIFESTYLE. In 2013, Janet Lim-Napoles sued Rappler reporter Natashya Gutierrez and 6 others for their reports on the lavish lifestyle and luxurious property of her daughter, Jeane, in the US.

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

US seeks to seize Napoles assets worth $12.5M

Jul 15, 2015 - 7:59 AM

UPDATED The Justice Department will not allow the United States to become a playground for the corrupt or a place to hide and invest stolen riches says Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell in a statement

POSH LIVING. Online records show Jeane Napoles is the listed owner of a luxury apartment in the Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles. Photo from Ritz-Carlton website

DOJ erred on Jeane Napoles' tax liability – lawyer

May 07, 2015 - 11:01 AM

The Napoles camp argues that proceeding with Jeane s cases before the court would prejudice other pending legal incidents including a separate ongoing tax liability assessment by the BIR central office

Mary Jane Veloso, Jeane Napoles arrest, Pacquiao killer instinct | The wRap

Apr 29, 2015 - 7:47 PM

Mary Jane Veloso lives The Court of Tax Appeals orders the arrest of Jeane Napoles Pacquiao says his killer instinct is back

Court of Tax Appeals orders arrest of Jeane Napoles

Apr 29, 2015 - 3:44 PM

The daughter of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles fails to show up for the arraignment of her tax evasion case

RECORDS. Los Angeles County records show Jeane Napoles is the listed owner of Unit 37I at the Ritz-Carlton in LA. Photo by Rappler

Jeane Napoles, BIFF all-out war, Lee Kuan Yew | The wRap

Mar 30, 2015 - 8:35 PM

Jeane Napoles is on the government’s lookout list The all out offensive against the BIFF ends today The world says good bye to Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew

DOJ to file P61-M tax evasion raps vs Napoles couple

Mar 30, 2015 - 5:31 PM

Between 2004 and 2012 alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Napoles and her husband acquired properties and businesses that their declared income could not have afforded

NOT ENOUGH INCOME. Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Napoles and husband Jaime are charged for evading taxes from 2004-2012. File photo obtained by Rappler

The return of Jeane Napoles

Mar 30, 2015 - 7:55 AM

Janet Napoles baby girl is back in the Philippines and once again the spotlight is on her

GMA News anchor: I don’t know Jeane Napoles

Mar 25, 2015 - 10:15 PM

Pictured with a family charged for anomalous government contracts news anchor Vicky Morales says some people have imputed malice and taken the photo out of context

ANATOMY OF A PHOTO. The Napoles family without Janet Napoles is pictured at her niece's birthday party. Photo from Rappler

Jeane Napoles, Lee Kuan Yew, Arum on fight earnings | The wRap

Mar 24, 2015 - 7:24 PM

Jeane Napoles is back in the Philippines What is Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy? Bob Arum says the Pacquiao Mayweather fight could earn more than 400 million

Jeane Napoles partied in Manila October 2014

Mar 24, 2015 - 8:59 AM

EXCLUSIVE: Jeane is pictured with family members during the birthday party of the youngest daughter of fugitive Reynald Jojo Lim brother of Janet Napoles

Jeane Napoles back in PH, on lookout list

Mar 20, 2015 - 6:25 PM

The lookout order requires immigration officers to monitor Jeane Napoles movement and coordinate with the concerned agencies about the status of her cases

Napoles on daughter's case: Sue me instead

Sep 13, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Meanwhile Napoles motion to be excused from attending her weekly bail hearing and other court proceedings is denied

DOJ approves tax raps vs Jeane Napoles

Sep 11, 2014 - 3:18 PM

The daughter of alleged pork barrel mastermind Janet Lim Napoles faces charges for allegedly evading taxes amounting to P17 million

#PugadBaboy: Anak ka ng tatay mo

Jul 02, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Social justice in the age of Instagram

Jun 28, 2014 - 10:00 AM

We have been complicit to a culture that normalizes excess the same culture that has pushed politicians to steal public funds to keep up with the Joneses

Napoles couple on tax evasion: Blame us, not Jeane

Jan 25, 2014 - 12:08 AM

The Napoles couple may still be liable for failing to pay donor s tax in bequeathing properties to their daughter

2013 in Moods

Jan 02, 2014 - 12:55 PM

Your votes on the mood meter pinpointed 4 main moods for 2013

#wRap2013: Top 10 Twitter moments in PH

Dec 25, 2013 - 9:30 AM

Rappler picks the top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter in the Philippines for 2013

2013: Ten citizens' stories that moved us

Dec 21, 2013 - 10:11 AM

We revisit on Move PH the 10 most moving stories of challenges heroes and community engagement

Napoles, husband file counter-affidavit in tax evasion raps

Dec 10, 2013 - 7:02 PM

Their daughter Jeane Napoles whose social media posts on her lavish lifestyle put the spotlight on her family s wealth is given until December 17 to file hers

DETAINED. Janet Lim Napoles and husband files their counter-affidavit for their tax evasion case. File photo from PNP-SAF

Napoles: I'm not wealthy, 'just right'

Nov 07, 2013 - 5:52 PM

The alleged PDAF scam mastermind admits to owning multi million peso properties but refuses to name the companies that earned her enough to buy them

LEGIT INCOME? Janet Napoles insists before senators that the businesses of her husband and siblings, which she refuses to disclose, have allowed her to buy multi-million-peso properties. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Revilla, Estrada and Marcos

Oct 15, 2013 - 1:26 PM

Like fathers like sons

Halloween costumes inspired by viral videos

Oct 12, 2013 - 2:53 PM

Here are 5 social media savvy costumes perfect for Halloween

Viral videos are a treasure trove for Halloween costume ideas. Halloween pail image from Shutterstock.

Rappler Newscast | October 10, 2013

Oct 10, 2013 - 10:18 PM

The SolGen says COA findings doesn’t justify scrapping of pork barrel Jeane Napoles faces tax evasion charges Erap celebrates 100th day as Manila Mayor

Jeane Napoles charged with tax evasion

Oct 10, 2013 - 11:15 AM

Jeane Napoles is the confirmed owner of 2 properties in the United States and Pangasinan the BIR says

POSH LIVING. Online records show Jeane Napoles is the listed owner of a luxury apartment in the Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles. Photo from Ritz-Carlton website

Napoles Ritz condo being sold cheap?

Oct 05, 2013 - 12:43 PM

Rappler has learned that the Ritz Carlton unit in Los Angeles owned by Jeane Napoles is being sold for at least US 200 000 below its original price and has been pocket listed

POSH LIVING. Online records show Jeane Napoles is the listed owner of a luxury apartment in the Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles. Photo from Ritz-Carlton website

Rappler reporter on Napoles piece: 'No malice'

Sep 30, 2013 - 6:13 PM

Reporter asks prosecutor to dismiss the libel complaint

As gov't looks to seize assets, Napoles sells LA condo

Sep 27, 2013 - 8:11 PM

The high end apartment in Los Angeles under the name of Napoles daughter Jeane is being sold for 1 475 000 or about P64 million

POSH LIVING. Online records show Jeane Napoles is the listed owner of a luxury apartment in the Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles. Photo from Ritz-Carlton website

Aquino photo with young Napoles means nothing – Palace

Sep 11, 2013 - 10:45 PM

Malacañang says Napoles was ust one of those who lined up to be photographed with the President during a mass for San Pedro Calungsod in Cebu last year

How to erase your life online

Sep 07, 2013 - 10:00 AM

Want to learn how to reduce or erase your online footprint? Here s a handy guide

ONLINE FOOTPRINTS. While you can't go completely off the grid, there are ways for people to take down a large portion of their online life if needed.

Napoles' DAR connection

Sep 05, 2013 - 3:09 PM

She could spot in the layers of the arcane government bureaucracy whom to tap and keep in her wide network of contacts

Napoles sues Rappler reporter, 6 others

Aug 27, 2013 - 8:47 PM

Napoles is asking for P10 million in damages and attorney s fees for the stories about the lavish lifestyle and luxurious property of her daughter in the US

FUGITIVE: Janet Lim Napoles

'OTJ' cast speaks out on pork

Aug 26, 2013 - 3:09 PM

Presscon on new crime thriller turns public forum against backdrop of pork barrel scandal

THE CAST. Gerald Anderson, Piolo Pascual, Dawn Jimenez, Empress, and Rayver Cruz. Photos by Mark Demayo

In defense of Jeane Napoles

Aug 10, 2013 - 10:00 AM

If you ve got it flaunt it It may have been done in bad taste but it was never a crime to be proud of what you have

Napoles kin own P400M US properties

Aug 10, 2013 - 8:29 AM

EXCLUSIVE: Properties in California worth up to P415 M listed under Napoles companies are purchased between 2006 2007 about 3 years from the time the pork barrel scheme started

NAPOLES FAMILY PROPERTIES. US-based properties of the Napoles family are worth up to P415-M. Photo collage by Rappler