Ombudsman to look into corruption claims vs PAO’s Acosta, Erfe

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:35:42 +0000

Ombudsman to look into corruption claims vs PAO's Acosta, Erfe

MANILA, Philippines – Ombudsman Samuel Martires assured that his office will investigate the latest accusations being hurled against Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Persida Acosta and PAO forensics head Dr. Erwin Erfe. “The corruption allegations against the high-ranking PAO officials will be judiciously scrutinized and the cases shall be resolved solely on the basis of […]

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PAO chief’s accuser urges Duterte: Fire Acosta if Ombudsman won’t act

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 21:34:12 +0000

PAO chief’s accuser urges Duterte: Fire Acosta if Ombudsman won’t act

A lawyer who has accused Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) Chief Persida Acosta of graft says President Duterte should fire her if the Ombudsman would not immediately suspend her. “If the Ombudsman cannot act on my request for preventive suspension, which has been pending for months, the President can fire her,” lawyer Wilfredo Garrido Jr. said […]

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Customs Commissioner Guerrero, 4 others accused of graft before Ombudsman

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 12:06:20 +0000

CUSTOMS Commissioner Leonardo Rey Guerrero was accused of graft before the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the alleged illegal designation of four persons. The four, who were named respondents…READ

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‘Corrupt’ Customs workers to face admin raps before Ombudsman – Palace

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:46:17 +0000

‘Corrupt’ Customs workers to face admin raps before Ombudsman - Palace

Malacañang will file corruption charges before the Ombudsman against officials of the Bureau of Customs

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Tomas Osmeña to face raps for taking with him office fixtures, says lawyer

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 09:14:50 +0000

Tomas Osmeña to face raps for taking with him office fixtures, says lawyer

Former Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña will face the case against him for stripping bare the mayor’s office before the new chief executive could formally take over.

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Sandiganbayan defers ruling on case vs Aquino

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 21:09:12 +0000

The Sandiganbayan Fourth Division will not decide on the motion of Ombudsman Samuel Martires to withdraw usurpation and graft charges against former President Benigno Aquino III until the Supreme Court lifts its TRO.

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Anti-crime group agrees with Ombudsman’s decision to drop graft raps vs Aquino

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 11:25:24 +0000

An anti-crime group has agreed with the Ombudsman’s decision to withdraw charges filed against former President Benigno Aquino III for the Mamasapano incident in 2015.

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