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Samar mayor to face graft charges over P2.6M catering deal

Mayor Jocelyn Uy-De Jesus of Jiabong, Samar, is set to face 16 counts of violation of Section 3(e) of Republic Act No. 3019 (Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act) before the Sandiganbayan for the anomalous procurement of catering services in 2012. Also included in the...

Ombudsman indicts Napoles, 6 others in fertilizer fund scam

The Office of the Ombudsman found probable cause to charge Janet Lim Napoles and officials from the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit XIII (DA RFU) in Butuan City for the irregularities in the procurement of fertilizers for the Agricultural Reinforcement...

Ombudsman dismisses Bacolod City Registrar of Deeds

The Office of the Ombudsman found Romulo Gonzaga, Registrar of Deeds of Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, guilty of Conduct Prejudicial to the Best Interest of the Service and was ordered dismissed from the service. The penalty of dismissal from the service carries the...

Davao Oriental ex-mayor to face graft

The Office of the Ombudsman found probable cause to charge former Mayor William Duma-an and Municipal Treasurer Arnold Samon, both from Caraga, Davao Oriental, with three counts of violation of Section 3(e) of Republic Act No. 3019 (Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices...

Former Quezon City brgy. captain convicted of graft

Presiding Judge Marilou Runes-Tamang of Branch 98 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Quezon City convicted Fermin Bilaos, former Barangay Chairman of Bagong Pag-asa, Quezon City, of violation of Section 3(e) of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act (Republic Act...