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Sandiganbayan affirms graft charges vs Napoles brother Reynald Lim

Oct 11, 2018 - 9:15 PM

The Sandiganbayan Third Division denies the motion of Reynald Lim, brother of Janet Lim Napoles, to dismiss all 194 charges against him

File Photo by Darren Langit/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.

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

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 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

SC junks plea of fugitive Napoles brother

Nov 07, 2014 - 6:36 PM

The Supreme Court dismisses Lim’s allegation that a Makati court acted with inordinate haste in ordering his arrest for illegally detaining pork barrel scam whistle blower Benhuy Luy

Condo security: 'Benhur not kidnapped'

Aug 19, 2014 - 12:26 PM

Security guards who witnessed the 2013 NBI rescue of pork scam whistleblower Benhur Luy claim they heard him defending Reynald Lim now accused of kidnapping Luy

KIDNAPPED? Security guards of the Pacific Plaza Towers say Benhur Luy resisted the NBI's 'rescue.' File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

Sandigan to banks: Testify on Luy's 19 accounts

Jul 23, 2014 - 1:34 PM

Luy is expected to take the witness stand on Thursday July 24 to testify on the diversion of Revilla s pork barrel to dubious NGOs

'PRODUCE DATABASE.' The Senate orders De Lima and NBI to submit the digital files of principal whistleblower Benhur Luy. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

CA: Arrest warrant vs fugitive Napoles brother stays

Jul 07, 2014 - 3:41 PM

Reynald Lim who is facing charges for illegally detaining pork barrel scam witness Benhuy Luy failed in his bid to have his indictment reversed and his arrest warrant recalled

Sandiganbayan justice linked to Napoles splits Supreme Court

Jul 05, 2014 - 8:21 PM

UPDATED Court insiders tell Rappler justices are divided on whether Justice Gregory Ong should be meted the lighter penalty of suspension or the extreme penalty of dismissal with all his benefits forfeited

Anti-graft court justice in pork scam files

Jun 11, 2014 - 8:15 AM

The name of Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong appears in the digital files of pork barrel scam whistleblower Benhur Luy


DOJ seeks dismissal of qualified theft case vs Luy

May 08, 2014 - 8:19 PM

Benhur Luy presents the affidavit of Mary Arlene Baltazar who says she was asked by Napoles to find documents that can be used to file a complaint against Luy

Why Luy dropped Baligod as counsel

Mar 04, 2014 - 8:18 PM

The principal whistle blower has had differences with his lawyer over testimonies on two personalities: Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong and TRC chief Dennis Cunanan

Makati court denies Napoles bail appeal

Feb 12, 2014 - 5:15 PM

The alleged pork barrel scam mastermind stays in detention The first trial day for the serious illegal detention case against her will be on February 18

NAPOLES SURRENDERS. Mugshot of Janet Lim Napoles. Graphic by Emil Mercado

Noose tightens on fugitive Napoles brother

Jan 18, 2014 - 6:23 PM

The anti graft court orders Napoles brother to explain why his probation should not be revoked even as the Supreme Court reviews the Kevlar helmet case

'Up to a year' to hear Napoles detention case

Jan 17, 2014 - 5:22 PM

Janet Lim Napoles herself is named as among those who may be presented as one of the witnesses in the trial

NAPOLES SURRENDERS. Mugshot of Janet Lim Napoles. Graphic by Emil Mercado

TIMELINE: Janet Napoles from scandal to testimony

Nov 07, 2013 - 10:16 AM

(UPDATED) The timeline below traces the series of events that culminated in Napoles' surrender.

NAPOLES SURRENDERS. Mugshot of Janet Lim Napoles. Graphic by Emil Mercado

Gertrudes Luy: Benhur didn't know why he's being detained

Oct 14, 2013 - 7:57 PM

The mother of PDAF scam whistleblower Benhur Luy testifies in court about her son s 3 month detention by Janet Napoles and Reynald Lim

DESPERATE. Gertrudes Luy testifies on October 14, she wanted Benhur to be freed too bad, she was willing to kneel in front of the Napoleses so they would let her son go. Photo by Rappler

Napoles set for arraignment

Sep 23, 2013 - 9:22 AM

UPDATED Janet Lim Napoles is charged with serious illegal detention

GUILTY OR NOT GUILTY? Janet Lim Napoles can face up to life imprisonment if found guilty. Graphic by Emil Mercado

Napoles files motion for bail

Sep 17, 2013 - 3:07 PM

The motion is scheduled to be heard later this week

BAIL POSSIBLE. Napoles' camp files a motion for bail. Photo provided by the PNP

Napoles 'won't escape' - Kapunan

Sep 06, 2013 - 5:31 PM

Camp Crame is able to monitor Janet Napoles through a CCTV camera installed in the Laguna detention facility

SECURE, SAFE. As of September 6 at 12:30 pm, Janet Lim-Napoles' blood pressure is normal at 120/80. Photo courtesy of PNP-SAF

Napoles brother asks court to quash arrest warrant

Sep 02, 2013 - 7:34 PM

Reynald Jojo Lim also asks the appeals court to reverse the NBI finding that he and his sister illegally detained Benhur Luy

DENIED. Reynald Lim's attempts to leave the country last August 2 were denied by airport officer.

#PugadBaboy: Fight Pork with Pork

Aug 31, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Pork and frustrated bounty hunters

#PugadBaboy: Fight Pork with Pork punchline 2

Aug 31, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Pork taxes and frustrated bountry hunters

#PugadBaboy: Fight Pork with Pork punchline 3

Aug 31, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Pork bountry hunters and reward money

Napoles surrenders

Aug 28, 2013 - 11:07 PM

UPDATED She surrenders at 9:37 pm to President Benigno Aquino III who turns her over to the custody of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas

Priest rents Napoles Forbes Park house

Aug 22, 2013 - 9:49 AM

Monsignor Josefino Ramirez rents the property for P280 000 a month Yet election lawyer Romulo Macalintal who knows him personally says he doesn t keep anything for himself

NAPOLES FRIEND. Monsignor Josefino Ramirez admits knowing Janet Lim-Napoles and working with the family. Photo from Ramirez's Facebook fan page

Hitmen hired to get Luy lawyer, NBI, DOJ chiefs?

Aug 17, 2013 - 8:00 AM

A group is reportedly recruiting ex Marines to do surveillance and gunmen in Basilan to silence the 3 who are on top of the pork barrel scam investigation

DEATH THREATS. The lawyer of pork barrel whistleblowers say there's a bounty on his head. Photo by Rappler

De Lima: Napoles' appeal premature

Aug 16, 2013 - 3:59 PM

Justice Secretary de Lima says the Napoles petition filed with the Court of Appeals should be dismissed outright

TIPPED. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima says she is not surprised Janet Lim-Napoles was able to evade arrest since she is well-connected and was likely tipped. Photo by Rappler

Napoles' brother tried to leave PH twice

Aug 16, 2013 - 1:33 PM

Immigration authorities twice stopped Reynald Lim from leaving the country

DENIED. Reynald Lim's attempts to leave the country last August 2 were denied by airport officer. Photo by Rappler

Rappler Newscast | August 15, 2013

Aug 15, 2013 - 9:03 PM

Manhunt is on for pork barrel queen Janet Napoles Querubin asks how Napoles become so wealthy? Sex for flight victim scam faces her alleged abuser

De Lima: Napoles lawyers were tipped off

Aug 15, 2013 - 3:15 PM

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima says Napoles lawyers were at the RTC even before the warrant of arrest was issued suggesting they had advance information

TIPPED. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima says she is not surprised Janet Lim-Napoles was able to evade arrest since she is well-connected and was likely tipped. Photo by Rappler

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

2 more whistleblowers surface against Napoles

Aug 09, 2013 - 3:03 PM

Two more employees of Janet Lim Napoles have come forward and are willing to speak about what they know regarding JLN Corp says a lawyer

MORE WHISTLEBLOWERS. Two former employees of Janet Lim-Napoles are willing to speak more about what they know on the alleged pork barrel scam. Screenshot from Vimeo