Napoles plunder - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Napoles plunder


Napoles runs to Supreme Court to stop trial in Estrada plunder case

Oct 08, 2019 - 6:20 PM

In the petition, the alleged pork barrel scam mastermind relies on two decisions: the SC's aquittal of former president Gloria Arroyo, and the Sandiganbayan's acquittal of Senator Bong Revilla

Jinggoy, Napoles get court clearance to seek 'outright dismissal' of plunder cases

Mar 20, 2019 - 12:17 PM

(UPDATED) Both defendants have 10 days to file their demurrers to evidence that, if granted, will get them acquitted of plunder

Guevarra: New Napoles confessions won’t affect her plunder cases

Jun 01, 2018 - 2:58 PM

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says the camp of alleged pork barrel scam Janet Napoles has not reached out to him yet

Newly appointed Department of Justice secretary Menardo Guevara talks to members of the media as he holds his first press conference inside the DOJ in Manila on April 10, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Napoles to Sandiganbayan: BJMP’s greyhound team harassed me

Mar 23, 2018 - 12:20 PM

Napoles submits a BJMP incident report as part of the requirement to prove there is a need to move her to a safehouse

Napoles moves for bail again, this time via Supreme Court

Jul 11, 2017 - 3:54 PM

Napoles asks the High Tribunal to dismiss the plunder case against her and issue an order allowing her to post bail

Who are the lawyers of Janet Lim Napoles?

Aug 29, 2014 - 11:54 AM

The orders of the day for them are to show to the court that the charges against Napoles do not constitute plunder and that Luy is not credible

Jinggoy to insist on innocence at court arraignment

Jun 29, 2014 - 8:04 PM

The senator s camp maintains the accusations against him are baseless and unsubstantiated He is set to be arraigned before anti graft court Sandiganbayan Monday morning June 30

Who takes the lead? Napoles counsels confuse court, prosecution

Jun 17, 2014 - 10:16 AM

Napoles spokesman Bruce Rivera says his client s family convinced him to take over the case Monday evening June 16 This will allow lawyer Stephen David and his team to concentrate on her plunder and graft charges

What's the difference: Plunder, graft in PDAF issue?

Jun 11, 2014 - 10:30 AM

The plunder case looks at the senators alleged commissions while the graft case focuses on the senators illegal diversion of funds to fake NGOs


Jinggoy tells Ruby Tuason: Stick to facts

Feb 07, 2014 - 10:21 PM

Estrada denies having authorized Tuason to handle his pork barrel fund contrary to her claim that she was a liaison for the senator s PDAF

Revilla: DFA can't cancel my passport, can't declare me guilty

Nov 04, 2013 - 11:13 PM

The senator s camp says the DOJ s request to cancel his passport is a product of its impaired imagination

'NOT AFRAID.' Sen Bong Revilla supports issuing a subpoena for Janet Napoles, saying he is not afraid of her testimony because, "My conscience is clear." Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Plunder raps vs GMA over Malampaya fund

Oct 03, 2013 - 3:20 PM

Janet Lim Napoles political liaison Ruby Tuason 21 Cabinet execs and NGO presidents are charged too Justice Secretary De Lima says P337M in kickbacks were distributed by Napoles to gov t officials

Jinggoy received millions of pesos in kickbacks until 2012

Sep 17, 2013 - 7:41 PM

While Sen Bong Revilla collects the highest amount of rebates in 4 years Sen Jinggoy Estrada keeps his ties with Janet Lim Napoles until 2012

NOT CRIME. Sen Jinggoy Estrada is confident he will be acquitted, saying endorsing an NGO is "not a crime." He is photographed during the prayer at the start of session on Monday, September 16. Photo by Rappler/Ayee Macaraig

Lawmakers face plunder charges

Sep 16, 2013 - 11:00 PM

It’s plunder charges for Janet Napoles and her alleged network of conspirators for systematically diverting funds to fake non government organizations

Rappler Newscast | September 13, 2013

Sep 13, 2013 - 8:53 PM

President Aquino says happy days for MNLF are over Fresh fighting breaks out in Zamboanga A citizens group files plunder charges against Napoles