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    Task Force on Asset Recovery

          Task force on Asset Recovery.  The Office of the Ombudsman has constituted a task force to intensify asset forfeiture efforts by reviewing all cases recommending the forfeiture of ill-gotten or unlawfully acquired assets.  Among other things, the task force ensure that all forfeiture petitions include a prayer for the issuance of a writ of preliminary attachment on the assets of the respondent in order to preserve these assets and to forestall its dissipation during the trial of forfeiture case. The task force is currently studying five forfeiture cases for filing before the Sandiganbayan and regular courts.