Jo Christine Napoles - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Jo Christine Napoles


Napoles children ask court permission to stay in U.S. indefinitely

Oct 19, 2018 - 4:32 PM

Jo Christine and James Cristopher want to fly to the United States on November 15 ‘until such time that the case pending before the U.S District Court be terminated’

U.S STAY. James Cristopher and Jo Christine Napoles ask the Sandiganbayan to be allowed to stay in the United States indefinitely.

EXPLAINER: Can the Philippines extradite the Napoleses to U.S.?

Aug 03, 2018 - 6:43 PM

A former pork scam prosecutor warns against extraditing Napoles to the US ahead of the termination of their Sandiganbayan cases

EXTRADITION? The United States expresses interest in extraditing Janet Lim Napoles and 3 of her children over a money laundering indictment there.

U.S. indicts Napoles family for money laundering

Aug 01, 2018 - 10:50 AM

(4th UPDATE) The US Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California says Janet Lim Napoles transferred around $20 million of the money she got from the pork barrel scam to Southern California to buy real estate and business shares

INDICTED. Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles (center) and her children are indicted in the United States for money laundering

Ruby Tuason pleads not guilty in Malampaya fund scam

Feb 23, 2018 - 6:49 PM

Former budget chief Rolando Andaya Jr files for a bill of particulars and delays his arraignment

ARRAIGNED. Ruby Tuason pleads not guilty to 97 counts each of graft and malversation in the P900 million Malampaya fund scam during her arraignment at the Sandiganbayan on February 23, 2018. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Napoles kin ask court to reduce P22-M bail over Malampaya scam

Dec 18, 2017 - 2:10 PM

From bail of P22.310 million each, the accused are requesting that they pay only P690,000 each

BAIL. Napoles' children John Cristopher and Jo Christine ask the court to pay only P690,000 each instead of the original bail of P22 million each.

SC upholds plunder raps vs Reyes, Napoles over PDAF scam

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:08 PM

The High Court junks petitions seeking to nullify the finding of probable cause and arrest warrant against the accused in the multi billion peso pork barrel scam

PETITION DENIED. Lawyer Gigi Reyes faces plunder charges for involvement in the multi-billion-peso pork barrel scam. File photo by Vincent Go/Rappler

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

Court defers arraignment of Napoles kids for graft

Oct 10, 2014 - 3:22 PM

James Christopher and Jo Christine Napoles reiterate their position that the state witnesses implicating them in the pork barrel scam are bereft of credibilty

Anti-graft court upholds indictment of Napoles' children

Sep 29, 2014 - 7:15 PM

The arraignment of siblings Jo Christine and James Christopher Napoles is set on October 13

Sandiganbayan division split on fate of Napoles children

Jul 06, 2014 - 6:04 PM

Justice Samuel Martires separate resolution is essentially a dissent as far as the other 12 accused are concerned These accused include Jo Christine and James Christopher Napoles

Rappler Newscast | June 20, 2014

Jun 20, 2014 - 8:19 PM

Senator Revilla is now in jail The Sandiganbayan grants the Napoles children bail Google takes down a blog targeting Filipinos in Singapore

Napoles children slam 'polluted' state witnesses

Jun 16, 2014 - 3:15 PM

Jo Christine and James Christopher Napoles point fingers at state witnesses whose testimonies they say fall short of proving their participation in the scam

Who’s funding 7107 Int'l Music Festival?

Feb 20, 2014 - 11:21 AM

Organizers deny links to alleged PDAF scam brains Janet Napoles but the incomes of their declared businesses aren t enough to pay American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers

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

Napoles businesses earned less than P1M

Aug 15, 2013 - 9:17 PM

Going by the official filings of her registered businesses Janet Napoles does not have the means to acquire and maintain her properties


Revilla on Napoles story: Leave my son alone

Aug 15, 2013 - 2:25 PM

Kung gusto akong sirain ako na lang Wag na sanang idamay ang anak ko Sen Bong Revilla says

Napoles, Revilla sons are business partners

Aug 14, 2013 - 10:41 PM

Do Senator Bong Revilla and alleged pork barrel scam brains Janet Lim Napoles know each other? Their sons are business partners

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

Napoles daughter backs out of party list

Aug 08, 2013 - 6:10 PM

Rep Roy Señeres Sr says Napoles made the decision to spare the OFW Family Party List of the controversy associated with her mother