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Ombudsman to challenge Sula's testimony in Revilla plunder case

Jul 02, 2018 - 6:40 PM

'We have never been more confident in the cases we filed in court,' says Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales

WITNESS. Marina Sula changes tune in the Bong Revilla plunder case, says Ombudsman prosecutors coached some of her testimonies. File photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Pork barrel scam witness now claims Luy forged Revilla's signature

Jun 28, 2018 - 2:25 PM

Marina Sula also accuses the former lead prosecutor of coaching her earlier testimonies in the plunder trial of former senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr

Former Senator Bong Revilla arrives at the Sandiganbayan on June 26, 2018, to attend a hearing on a plunder case. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Revilla camp wants to exclude P190M SARO from evidence

Sep 28, 2017 - 12:31 PM

Prosecutors say the 2010 SARO would be the basis of the allegation that Revilla earned P33.5 million in kickbacks that year

PLUNDER TRIAL. Former senator Bong Revilla attends his plunder hearing on September 28, 2017 as his lawyers try to block the inclusion of P190 million worth of SARO in 2010. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Ombudsman charges 5 ex-congressmen for PDAF scam

Mar 03, 2016 - 3:45 PM

Resolutions and orders are to be forwarded to the AMLC for immediate action on possible violations of the Anti Money Laundering Act

Will Drilon, Abad, Roxas be defense witnesses for Revilla in PDAF graft cases?

Sep 03, 2015 - 6:25 PM

Besides his colleagues in the Senate Revilla – in his 66 page pre trial brief – also lists cabinet officials of the Arroyo and Aquino administrations bank officials and 4 PDAF scam whistleblowers as possible witnesses

CHECK UP. In this file photo, Senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr asks the Sandiganbayan to allow him to have a medical check-up outside Camp Crame. File photo by Angela Casauay/Rappler

CA upholds labor body: Napoles' dismissal of employees illegal

Aug 31, 2015 - 8:40 PM

Bare denial by the alleged pork barrel scam mastermind and JLN Corporation owner is not enough to reverse the National Labor Relations Commission s decision

NAPOLES AS BOSS. Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles, shown here with husband Jaime Napoles, allegedly dismissed her employees illegally. File photo obtained by Rappler

More lawmakers to be charged over PDAF scam

Oct 03, 2014 - 6:09 PM

This is the second batch of cases the Ombudsman is set to file before the anti graft court in relation to Janet Napoles multi million peso PDAF diversion scheme

Sanctions for other justices in Napoles Kevlar case?

Sep 30, 2014 - 5:08 PM

SC Justice Marvic Leonen says the irregularities were so deliberate they cast doubt not only on Ong but also on Justices Jose Hernandez and Cristina Cornejo who acquitted pork barrel queen Janet Lim Napoles in the Kevlar helmet case

Court orders banks to produce PDAF scam witnesses' records

Sep 04, 2014 - 8:03 PM

The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division issues subpoenas to UCPB Banco De Oro Unibank Metrobank Land Bank PSBank BPI and Citibank as requested by the Napoles camp

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

Indigents drawn into pork case can't afford bail

Jun 30, 2014 - 1:00 PM

Unknown to them a domestic helper in the Middle East and a housewife are named incorporators of NGOs associated with Napoles They should have been excluded from the charge sheet but aren t

No need for special courts to hear pork scam cases

Jun 13, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Justices of the anti graft court agree there is no need to create special divisions for the plunder cases to disabuse the mind of the public they are rushing resolution of the cases for political reasons

Ruby Tuason's P40M return money not enough?

Jun 03, 2014 - 8:02 PM

In her May 12 affidavit Napoles claims that Tuason earned more than P50 million in commissions from the senators and P855 million from the Malampaya fund

RETURN MONEY. Ruby Tuason's lawyer Dennis Manalo said they arrived at P40 million based on the records of principal whistleblower Benhur Luy. Rappler file photo

HIGHLIGHTS: Tuason testifies at the Senate

Feb 13, 2014 - 8:56 AM

Ruby Tuason, the ex-secretary of former President Joseph Estrada, faces the Senate blue ribbon committee to testify on the pork barrel scam.

The secrets of Ruby Tuason

Feb 07, 2014 - 8:45 AM

UPDATED The former social secretary could be the crucial key that directly links senators Jinggoy Estrada Juan Ponce Enrile and his former chief of staff Gigi Reyes to the pork barrel scam

Napoles deflects senators' questions

Nov 07, 2013 - 10:37 PM

Senators try to extract answers from alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Napoles but she manages to deflect most of the questions

Senate probe: ‘Napoles shredded evidence’

Nov 07, 2013 - 1:36 PM

Former JLN Corporation employee Marina Sula tells the Senate that 3 heavy duty shredders were not enough for the sheer volume of documents to be destroyed

WHAT VOUCHERS? Janet Napoles denies at the November 7 Senate hearing that her company has vouchers for alleged kickbacks delivered to lawmakers. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Napoles testifies at the Senate

Nov 07, 2013 - 9:46 AM

On Thursday November 7 Janet Lim Napoles the alleged pork barrel scam mastermind will testify before the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee

Navigating the PDAF scam affidavits

Nov 04, 2013 - 2:14 PM

The Senate blue ribbon committee releases sworn statements of pork barrel scam witnesses Rappler shares these documents with the public

Napoles' mother will miss her

Nov 01, 2013 - 1:21 AM

The Napoles mausoleum where the mother of Janet Napoles is buried holds a lot of secrets

Whistleblowers detail Napoles operations and properties

Sep 27, 2013 - 4:36 PM

The woman at the center of the pork barrel scam Janet Lim Napoles allegedly got her hands on other funds too

Napoles’ properties: From Cotabato to US

Sep 26, 2013 - 3:08 PM

Whistleblower Marina Sula says she was in charge of Napoles payables opened bank accounts for her and withdrew money for her