freeze order - updates

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Binay-Duterte for 2016, gay marriage, ISIS massacre | 12PM wRap

May 25, 2015 - 12:00 PM

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Binay to launch party, ads despite freeze order

May 24, 2015 - 11:00 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay s allies complain that the freeze order on the bank accounts of the VP and his allies is meant to discourage prospective campaign donors

NEW AD. Vice President Jejomar Binay releases a new series of national ads focusing on OFWs, health, and education. Screenshot from Binay's OFW ad

Antonio Tiu: AMLC clueless or 'being used'

May 19, 2015 - 12:20 PM

Either they don’t know what they’re doing or they’re being used to politically harass me says the businessman on the probe which prompted a court to freeze around 30 bank accounts linked to his name

Binay on bank accounts: 'I even beat Bill Gates!'

May 15, 2015 - 3:59 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay insists that he earned his wealth through hard work and that he remains frugal to this day even collecting coins to save money

PH LANDSCAPE. Vice President Jejomar Binay addresses the Employers Confederation of the Philippines on May 15, 2015. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

No LP hand in freeze order on Binay accounts – Aquino

May 14, 2015 - 10:50 AM

President Benigno Aquino III says he has yet to see the full report of the Anti Money Laundering Council which he stresses is an independent body

SUSPICIOUS. A copy of the appeals court resolution circulated by former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado cites findings of the Anti-Money Laundering Council that Vice President Jejomar Binay, his family and alleged dummies had ‘large and frequent’ bank transactions from 2008 to 2014. Rappler file photo

Contempt? Binays might sue media over freeze order story

May 13, 2015 - 6:52 PM

Senators Franklin Drilon and Francis Escudero say bank secrecy laws do not apply to the Court of Appeals freeze order and the media can report on the order

MEDIA LAWSUIT? Senator Nancy Binay says her family's lawyers are considering suing media outfits for reporting on the CA freeze order. File photo from Senator Binay's Facebook page

Binay wealth, buried alive, Pacquiao | 6PM wRap

May 13, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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Nancy Binay on freeze order: Roxas 'so desperate'

May 13, 2015 - 5:56 PM

Senator Nancy Binay says her family will not waive bank secrecy rights to disprove corruption allegations What for? Para saan?

'ALL 2016.' Senator Nancy Binay says the Court of Appeals freeze order on her father's bank accounts are a 'desperate' move of the Liberal Party. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Few thousands left in Corona couple's bank accounts

Mar 16, 2015 - 1:18 AM

The attachment orders which effectively freeze accounts might have come a little too late

Napoles asks court to lift freeze order on accounts

Nov 07, 2014 - 8:45 PM

Janet Napoles through her lawyer claims she and her family are being used as scapegoats of the supposed whistle blowers who actually earned from the pork barrel scam

SCAPEGOAT? The counsel of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles claims the whistleblowers are merely using her and her family as scapegoat to evade the law. Rappler file photo

Benhur Luy on freeze order: My assets are not from PDAF

May 09, 2014 - 8:01 PM

Vehemently denying the allegation of ill gotten wealth Luy also maintains that his status as a state witness exempts him from the assets freeze

Benhur Luy: Exempt me from assets freeze

Mar 26, 2014 - 12:02 AM

His lawyer argues that while his client admitted participation in the pork barrel scam it does not mean he benefited financially Besides he should be covered by immunity from criminal prosecution granted under the Witness Protection Program

CA freezes assets of ex-lawmakers, staff

Nov 28, 2013 - 4:59 PM

The order however does not include senators Juan Ponce Enrile Bong Revilla Jr and Jinggoy Estrada who are accused of amassing the most amount of money among the implicated lawmakers

RESIGN. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima appealed to some NBI Deputy Directors with trust issues to tender their courtesy resignations. File photo by Rappler

Pacquiao asset freeze: 'Below the belt'

Nov 27, 2013 - 8:39 PM

Lawmakers do not question the BIR for pursuing a case but for the ill timed and hasty freeze order– after Pacquiao’s boxing victory and his announcement to help typhoon victims

Napoles' 400 accounts are with 17 banks

Aug 17, 2013 - 3:04 PM

UPDATED There are more than 400 accounts – 107 under her name and the rest under her relatives staff and NGOs – kept in 17 banks


'Freeze Napoles accounts' – court

Aug 16, 2013 - 6:06 PM

The 6 month freeze order requested by the Anti Money Laundering Council covers the accounts of Janet Napoles family relatives staff and NGOs


Court lifts freeze order on Ongpin bank accounts

May 08, 2013 - 9:55 PM

The Court of Appeals said that prolonged enforcement of a freeze order against businessman Roberto Ongpin and former officials of DBP amounted to intrusion

UNFROZEN. An appellate court has lifted a freeze order on 100 bank accounts linked to businessman Roberto Ongpin.