Category Archives: corruption

SANDIGANBAYAN METES 30 YEARS VS. REP. PICHAY OVER 3 GRAFT CASES

Convicted for graft in PHP780-million as chair of the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA)

Pichay to exhaust all legal remedies on graft conviction

MANILA – Surigao del Sur Rep. Prospero Pichay on Thursday said he would exhaust all legal remedies to challenge Sandiganbayan’s guilty verdict in connection with the questionable PHP780-million deal when he was still the chair of the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA).Pichay made the… Read More

DAVAO DEL NORTE: SANTO TOMAS TREASURER IN MALVERSE, GRAFT RAPS OVER P32-M UNREMITTED COLLECTION

Multiple charges stemming from alleged malversation of public funds, gross incompetence, and corrupt practices as defined under Republic Act 3019 otherwise known as the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act were filed against Municipal Treasurer Martha Flor De Ramos before the Office of the Ombudsman-Mindanao last July 2, 2021.

The filing of the case against De Ramos was the culmination of more than one year of an in-depth investigation into the financial transactions, book of accounts, and audit reports of the coffer of the Municipal Government of Santo Tomas under De Ramos’ watch.

Santo Tomas Mayor Ernesto “Tatay Erning” Evangelista acted as the sole Complainant while De Ramos and all others in cohorts with her were named as the Respondents.READ MORE

𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗧𝗘𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗧 𝗢𝗙 𝗙𝗢𝗥𝗠𝗘𝗥 𝗦𝗔𝗡𝗧𝗢 𝗧𝗢𝗠𝗔𝗦 𝗠𝗔𝗬𝗢𝗥 𝗕𝗘𝗡𝗜𝗚𝗡𝗢 𝗔𝗡𝗗𝗔𝗠𝗢𝗡 𝗢𝗡 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗢𝗣𝗘𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗦 𝗢𝗙 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗠𝗨𝗡𝗜𝗖𝗜𝗣𝗔𝗟 𝗧𝗥𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗨𝗥𝗘𝗥’𝗦 𝗢𝗙𝗙𝗜𝗖𝗘 𝗨𝗡𝗗𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗛𝗘𝗟𝗠 𝗢𝗙 𝗠𝗔𝗥𝗧𝗛𝗔 𝗙𝗟𝗢𝗥 𝗗𝗘 𝗥𝗔𝗠𝗢𝗦

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Sa una, sa akong paglingkod isip Mayor sa Santo Tomas, daghan ko nakita na medyo dili maayo sa akong panan-aw sa akong administrasyon.

Una diha sa atong Municipal Treasurer’s Office (MTO), nakita nako na dunay mga

collectibles na wala ma-remit sa atoang Treasurer’s Office.

Ang atoang kanhing Treasurer si Maam Neneng De Ramos, akoa gyud gi-advisan

nga ipa-bayran ang katong mga collection na wala na remit sa atong munisipyo. READ MORE

BIR urged to continue efforts vs.Marcos family P203-B estate tax

Aksyon Demokratiko chair Ernesto Ramel Jr. on Friday called on the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to continue its collection efforts on the PHP203 billion Marcos estate tax which is still unpaid as of now.In a letter to BIR Commissioner Ceasar R. Dulay, Ramel requested the BIR chief… Read More

DAVAO DEL NORTE: Congressman Alan Dujali linked to illegal quarry operations

SANTO TOMAS MAYOR EVANGELISTA ORDERS SANGGUNIANG BAYAN TO PROBE ANOMALIES

Sangguniang Bayan Committee on Natural Resources and Environmental Protection chaired by Julie H. Mantequilla, vice-chaired by Eduardo L. Llorente, with Ricky C. Inodio-an, Lychyl A. Castrodes, and Cromwell S. Cocamas as members told to conduct a legislative inquiry and to look into possible violations of law or charges of wrongdoing against government officials or even private persons, with a view to determining liability or accountability with the case at bar.

TATEMENT OF THE SANTO TOMAS LGU OVER AN ISSUE RAISED BY A QUARRY CONCESSIONAIRE LINKED TO CONGRESSMAN ALAN DUJALI

A video circulating on social media has caught the attention of the Municipal Government of Santo Tomas where the name of Santo Tomas Mayor Ernesto Evangelista was dragged in what appeared to be an issue about quarry operation in Barangay New Visayas that was linked to Davao del Norte 2nd District Congressman Alan Dujali. READ MORE

Inspection Report on illegal quarry operations

Inspection Report on the quarry area of Mr. Josue Agayan Jr. located in Barangay New Visayas, Santo Tomas, Davao del Norte as inspected by the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office dated December 17, 2021 where it found out that a gravel operator is operating “illegally” beyond the approved sketch map and such operation in the said area does not have a permit from Mines and Geo-sciences Bureau XI and PENRO Davao del Norte.

The quarry site is under Mr. Josue Agayan Jr.’s name, a quarry permittee, based on the records available from the Santo Tomas LGU.

However, it was learned that documents relative to the sand and gravel operations in Barangay New Visayas were processed by a certain Dennis Agayan, a staff of Davao del Norte 2nd District Congressman Alan Dujali.

Santo Tomas Mayor Ernesto Evangelista has earlier asked the Sangguniang Bayan of Santo Tomas to conduct a legislative inquiry to shed light on the issue and to ferret out the truth.READ MORE

DUTERTE: SENATOR DICK GORDON A THIEF

For corruption in the Philippine Red Cross

Willing to face Senator in public debate

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday said he is willing to face Senator Richard Gordon in a public debate if the latter would challenge him.In a prerecorded Talk to the People, Duterte called Gordon a “thief” anew for his alleged involvement in corruption in the… Read More