Jose Estrada - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Jose Estrada


AMLC report can be used vs Jinggoy Estrada – SC

Oct 07, 2018 - 5:12 PM

The Anti-Money Laundering Council report alleges that ex-senator Jinggoy Estrada received at least P157.6 million in kickbacks through the pork barrel scam

ADMISSIBLE. Former Senator Jinggoy Estrada arrives at the Sandiganbayan on September 25, 2017, to attend hearing on his plunder case. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Anti-graft court orders AMLC to open records for Jinggoy Estrada defense

Jun 15, 2017 - 10:08 PM

The Sandiganbayan says the ex senator s right to access information to prove his innocence outweighs the bank secrecy law being invoked by the anti money laundering body

AMLC appeals Sandigan order to show PDAF probe records

Mar 17, 2017 - 11:16 AM

The production in court of the AMLC memorandum containing such bank accounts and transactions would not only violate confidentiality but would also jeopardize the ongoing investigation of the AMLC

Anti-graft court orders AMLC to show records of PDAF probe

Feb 23, 2017 - 8:31 AM

Siding with Senator Jinggoy Estrada the Sandiganbayan says the Anti Money Laundering Council cannot invoke confidentiality because these will show if it properly investigated the senator s supposed link to Janet Lim Napoles

Jinggoy fails to secure TRO vs Luy's ledger in PDAF case

Feb 17, 2015 - 5:20 PM

SC spokesperson Theodore Te says the Court also ordered the anti graft court Sandiganbayan to comment on Estrada s petition within 10 days from notice

Estrada to court: Luy 'most guilty,' immunity unjustified

Nov 03, 2014 - 5:17 PM

The anti graft court admits as evidence Benhur Luy s digital list of lawmakers alleged commissions from the pork barrel scam which Senator Jinggoy Estrada has previously opposed

Court denies All Saints' Day furlough for Estrada

Oct 30, 2014 - 2:03 PM

The Sandiganbayan says allowing Jinggoy Estrada s to leave his detention place will entail additional and considerable government expenses to safeguard his security and set a bad precedent

Court: Bare Luy's bank, property, travel records

Oct 29, 2014 - 4:17 PM

Luy s camp will appeal the ruling

CROSS-EXAMINATION. State witness Benhur Luy being questioned by the lawyer of Richard Cambe, aide of Senator Bong Revilla, before the Sandiganbayan First Division. File photo by Sandiganbayan pool

Estrada's hacking claims vs Luy 'absurd' – gov't lawyers

Oct 27, 2014 - 10:20 PM

Prosecutors oppose Senator Jinggoy Estrada s motion to suppress as evidence the digital files that state witness Benhur Luy copied from alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles

Luy a 'criminal' for exposing PDAF files - Estrada

Oct 20, 2014 - 6:41 PM

Justice Undersecretary Jose JJ Justiniano however insists that Benhur Luy is immune from criminal prosecution

Luy: Jinggoy complained about missing kickbacks

Oct 07, 2014 - 4:42 PM

Hearing about Benhur Luy s allegation for the first time in open court that he complained about missing P10 000 Senator Jinggoy Estrada curses audibly in court

SC rejects creation of special courts for PDAF cases

Sep 23, 2014 - 9:33 PM

The High Court says the Ombudsman has failed to show a compelling need and sufficient basis for the special divisions within the anti graft court

Luy's medical woes 'delaying tactic,' says Estrada camp

Sep 23, 2014 - 5:34 PM

In court prior to the suspension prosecution and defense lawyers quibble on who is causing delays in the bail hearing of Senator Jinggoy Estrada

Jinggoy to leave detention for medical procedure

Sep 22, 2014 - 9:21 PM

The anti graft court allows the senator to undergo MRI at the Cardinal Santos Medical Center in his home city of San Juan on September 24

Court rejects transfer of Jinggoy Estrada to regular jail

Sep 18, 2014 - 6:41 PM

The anti graft court Sandiganbayan s Fifth Division cites security issues in its decision to keep the senator at the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame

Estrada signed PDAF letter at Napoles' party – Luy

Sep 16, 2014 - 10:08 PM

Estrada defends himself by saying that partying with someone does not necessarily mean he engaged in graft ridden deals with that person

Court: 'Absurd' for DOJ exec not to prosecute PDAF cases

Sep 16, 2014 - 2:38 PM

The Sandiganbayan denies Senator Estrada s move to disqualify as litigator Justice Undersecretary Jose JJ Justiniano who is very familiar with the pork barrel scam probe

Court: Estrada can't hear bills while detained

Sep 15, 2014 - 7:13 PM

In the senator s latest bail hearing state witness Benhur Luy is criticized for his casual demeanour with him seen timidly giggling in the middle of his testimony

Don't allow Estrada to conduct Senate hearings, court told

Sep 01, 2014 - 8:34 PM

The prosecution says the Supreme Court has set precedents on this citing the cases of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and former Zamboanga del Norte Representative Romeo Jalosjos

Court: Implement Jinggoy Estrada suspension

Aug 29, 2014 - 11:14 AM

The Sandiganbayan s 5th Division has denied the appeal of Senator Jinggoy Estrada for lack of merit

Estrada: Let me hear 12 priority bills while in detention

Aug 18, 2014 - 5:57 PM

Senator Jinggoy Estrada asks the anti graft court to grant him the same arrangement that another court gave Senator Antonio Trillanes IV when the latter faced rebellion charges

Who to bar from leaving, 'Jose' or 'Jinggoy' Estrada?

Jun 17, 2014 - 6:46 PM

Prosecutors spot a loophole in the hold departure order against the senator that may confuse immigration officers – it doesn t reflect his nickname Jinggoy