PCSO chair blames Arroyo admin for STL anomalies

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PCSO Chairperson Margarita Juico. FILE PHOTO

Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) chairperson Margarita Juico has blamed the previous Arroyo administration for the criticisms that it is encouraging the proliferation of jueteng through its small-town lottery (STL), which is allegedly being used as a front for the illegal numbers game.

Juico blamed the STL irregularities on the past PCSO administration, which introduced the STL in 2010.

“The previous PCSO board test-piloted STL ostensibly to help eradicate jueteng, but for reasons of its own, the previous board regularized the operations of this experimental project and formulated a new set of IRR (implementing rules and regulations),” Juico said in a statement.

“This midnight order was kept secret from the STL operators and even from PCSO personnel who were supposed to implement the IRR,” she alleged.

She said the present PCSO board has not approved a single STL application since it took over two and a half years ago, “because of the severe limitations the STL IRR puts on our ability to monitor and take legal action.”

Not delaying contracts

 

She said that current STL contracts between PCSO and local agent-corporations will lapse in 2013.

Juico denied allegations that she was delaying the introduction of the new numbers game, the Loterya ng Bayan, that will replace the STL.

“The delay is actually a blessing in disguise. This way, we can thoroughly check if the applicant corporation for Loterya ng Bayan is ’hao shao’ (fake) or not, if they can afford it, if they are registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission,” she said in a phone interview.

New game to launch

 

According to Juico, there are already 250 agent-corporation applicants for loterya operations. Twelve used to be STL operators in Luzon, she said.

“We will launch the new game that will replace STL the moment we receive the final version of the IRR from out legal officers. It is undergoing a comprehensive review and fine-tuning,” she said.

She also denied reports that the PCSO is requiring a P10 million paid-up capital for would-be operators of the loterya outlets. “We only ask for a P50,000 processing fee,” she said.

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  • belairskycrapper

     …. its arroyo again to blame ???

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

      iyon nga ang hinahalungkat kung sino talaga ang may sala…pasalamat at dumaraan sa tamang proceso…hindi naman puwedeng bitayin agad, lalu na’t may nakabara sa leeg…kaya nga binibigyan ng pagkakataon na linisin ang namamanaag na dumi.

  • Hey_Dudes

    Blaming the previous crook for what ails so many of our institutions was expected.  But to correct all the anomalies, it is not enough putting the blame on what the Khawatan gang of Alicia Capones did in the past.  It is understandable in light of what is bering uncovered of the billions and millions of money squandered, it would be best to lock them all up, throw the keys away and start from scratch.  Let’s do away with the blame game but we also need to put these crooks away to remind everyone we cannot continue surviving as a nation if we keep looting it.

  • ApoLapullapu

    People gamble whether legal or not.  Laws against illegal gambling are just providing a fertile ground for corruption.  No legal gambling games can stop illegal gambling. Gamblers bet at points closest to their houses whether these are legal or not.  If the gambler’s money is just enough for the bet, he would not take a ride to the legal gambling outlet.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OSPLKSPHZHKEVAMNJQQV4GDGAQ ely

    going 3 years os student council GOVERNMENT…

    again blame culture lang ALAM NINYO???

    anak nang titing kayo…:,) all excuses ang blaming past admin. ano na ba nagawa ninyo? bakit hindi ninyo ituwid kung may mali? ang bobobo.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MDOEHEMLNVSTET7ZCS2MKQ7WRI Flavio

       engot ka pala eh . hindi nga ba aalisin na ang STL . magbasa ka naman ….

      • Blame_Game

        Nagbasa ka nga hindi mo naman naintindihan binasa mo at mangungutya ka pa! Ang tanungin mo ay kung bakit ngayon lang nila aalisin ang STL kahit matagal na nilang alam na hindi naman nito natanggal ang jueteng. Kung hindi pa sila nabuking dahil sa nangyari kay Robredo at Puno tuloy tuloy ang pakinabang nila sa STL.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

        maay mga procesong sinusunod…inaayos lang ang lahat sa tamang proceso…unti unti to eradicate corruption.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        TANGA MO FLAVIO

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

      siguro binabalak bawiin ang kinula mula sa bayan…kung totoo, dapat lang, di ba?  kaya nga, binibigyan ng pagkakataon na liwanagin…wala namang dapat ikatakot kung inosente, di ba?  dapat pa nga magpasalamant sa pagkakataong ibinibigay. ..sa tanong na ano ba ang nagawa, mayroon na’ng lumabas 81% satisfactory performance mula sa pagkakalubog na 37% below zero…alam ‘yan ng mga sinasabi mong bobo…ewan lang kung ano kayo!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/5TENDBNOVQRJEKFPV76D2N4XUM Socorro

    Here we go again, blaming time, you have been seated for more than a year and yet had not done anything to stop, now, why make a very weak excuse of blaming others?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

      Mayroon naman kaya nga 81% satisfactory performance ang rating…only sad to note you belong to the remaining 19%.

  • shane54emil

    just legalize it already…let the gamblers gamble their money..it’s their money and no one can do anything about it…not even the government…we are in a democratic society…let them be…
    Legalize it and government will earn something from it…thats the only way we can avoid corruption from Jueteng…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WSWF6DV7YJBJQY2TT2RFEBRISU PCSO

    MONTHLY RETAIL RECEIPTS? STRICTER MONITORING AUDITING PROCEDURE? QUOTAS?
    NEW GUIDELINES? IYAN PO ANG LAMAN NG ‘LOTERYA NG BAYAN’. HE-HE-HE. PURO HUMAN FACTOR. IYAN PO ANG MAIN CAUSE NG FAILURE NG STL AGAINST JUETENG. AUTOMATED ONLINE TICKETING SYSTEM USING HANDHELD DEVICES ANG SAGOT DYAN. KADA TAYA MAY LALABAS NA TIKET PASOK LAHAT SA CENTRAL COMPUTER SA PCSO (LOTTO SYSTEM STYLE WHERE HUMAN FACTOR IS AT THE MINIMUM KAYA SUCCESSFUL). WE ALREADY HAVE THE TECHNOLOGY AND DEVICES AND YET MAGTATAKA KAYO BAKIT HINDI NILA INA-ADOPT ANG GANITONG SYSTEM SA STL AT LOTERYA NG BAYAN. ANG PINOY MASASANAY NA HIHINGI NG TIKET. IT WILL NOT ERADICATE JUETENG BUT DEFINITELY IT WILL ERADICATE JUETENG LORDS. SA MGA DIRECTORS NG PCSO PAKISAGOT NAMAN KUNG BAKIT HINDI NYO
    KINOKONSIDER ITO? DAHIL BA NO ENOUGH ROOM FOR… OR MAY PRESSURE FROM THE LORDS…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WSWF6DV7YJBJQY2TT2RFEBRISU PCSO

       ANG MAIN LOOP HOLE AND PROBLEM PO NG STL AY IYONG TAYA AY MARAMING DINADAANAN AT PURO SULAT BAGO MAKARATING SA PCSO (MANANAYA-KUBRADORES NA HINDI NAGBIBIGAY NG RESIBO-MAYOR-ACCOUNTANT-MGA BOSSING-PCSO). YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A ROCKET SCIENTIST PARA MALAMAN KUNG BAKIT FAILURE ANG STL AT NAMAMAYAGPAG ANG MGA LORDS. BASAHIN NYO PO ANG ARTICLE SA ITAAS WALA PO KAYONG MABABASA TO ADDRESS THIS FAULT. PURO IRR..

  • Blame_Game

    How convenient for the present admin to blame the previous one. Kapag naging successful ang STL, they get all the praises and accolades. Alam na nilang failure yun wala silang ginagawang correction dahil pinakikinabangan nila. Kung hindi lang nangyari yung kay Robredo, tuloy tuloy lang ang kanilang ganansiya…Ganyan lagi ang gagawin ng present admin pareho rin ni Trillanes. Kapag buking na, blame it on GMA.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

      ‘Yan ang malaking kakakaba-kaba ngayon…parang nagiging synonymous ang pangalan niya sa mga anomalies and corrupt practices…kaya bago mangyaring may mag-update ng dictionary o thesaurus na idagdag ang pangalan as new word with same meaning sa anomaly and corruption, payuhan na siya ng mga supporters na humarap na sa tamang proceso at investigation, para lumabas na ang katotohanan. at kung totoong inosente siya, that truth will set her free!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4UWEQIDXLS7RQXY2DDQTV6MNE carol

      Tama ka, kasi yaan ang advise ni Roxas sa present admin, yoong NAIA na walang cctv sabi ni Roxas, kasalanan daw ni GMA. eh almost 3 years na sila. kaya walang mangyayari sa Pinas,. ang presidente, super bobo.pati si Trillanes na walang alam sa negotiation, pinag katiwalaan ni Pnoy, Haayyy

  • wawa2172

    Madam Juico si GMA na naman? After three years you were not able to troubleshoot the problem in STL. You could have ended it outright if you find the STL disadvantageous to the government. You should be fired from your post because all you can say is GMA and her men pa rin ang may sala kahit ikaw na ang nakaupo sa PCSO. If I may borrow the expression of Enrile..”My God you  are a fraud”. Nakaupo ka lang sa PCSO at you only acted on the issue after the death of Robredo. My God better resign na Madam Juico, I am sure pag may anomalya na naman sa agency nyo si GMA pa rin ang may kasalanan.

  • scorpio22

    Another proof that this administration cannot do no wrong!  Amazing!

    This must be Malacanang’s handbook. Anything goes wrong just blame GMA and people will buy it.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4UWEQIDXLS7RQXY2DDQTV6MNE carol

      Pati si Osmena nakisali, yoong steel bridge na 3 presidente na ang nakalilipas, si gma pa raw ang maysala.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

        dapat nga, kung mali, ay inasikaso na noon pa man…ngeyon pa lang yata nag-u-umpisa ang pagsasaayos ng mga iyon…dapat matuwa ka, dahil sa wakas naglalabasan na para malinis na bago pa pumasok ang mga susunod na henerason.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

      to write it in a more positive way…this administration will do only what is right…correct?  that becomes only kung walang mistakes…and I’m sorry to disappoing you, they are not perfect, they are only humans…what it is trying to show is learn from past and apply them even in the present one…and, the people need not buy it, use only conscience.  And, we do not need handbook from anyone…it’s simple common sense.

      • scorpio22

        Every administration’s intention is to do what’s right. The problem with Aquino’s administration is that when something goes wrong, rather than taking the responsibility for it they would instead put the blame on GMA.

        This issue is just another example of that. This irregularity apparently was discovered by Juico two years ago and yet she never did anything about it. Why is that? And now that it’s the talk of the media what does she do? She does what her boss does which is Blame GMA!

        Aquino may be a saint in your opinion but he certainly have surrounded himself with a bunch of unruly and questionable characters to run the country. Do you think this is the road map that will lead to the “tuwid na Daan”?

        What”s really happening in the government is basically the same old s h i t just on a different day!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4R3GZTGML26TV2VGS6RVHP2THM Fred

    Yung multo ni GMA ay talagang xxxxxxx

  • jorge cruz

    Madam Chairperson Ms, Juico . Bid the areas to be manage and controlled  by these 250 applicants less paper work , transparent and earnings  for the government is assured. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/5TNLWAAUKC5L3D4Y7DGQBO52CY serge

    it’s street knowledge that the jueteng and the stl  operators are one and the same if this administration really wants to eradicate illegal gambling then simply nab all operators and don’t continue with the loterya ng bayan  after all the applicants to run it are the same jueteng lords themselves

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QZZKXPEA67I7HELEIYM35QVYFA Jon

    Mga ulupong, nauubusan na kayo ng isyu na ibabato laban kay Gloria.
    Yung pagkamatay ni Rizal hindi ninyo pa binibintang sa kanya.
    Pati na rin yun pagtukso ni Eva kay Adan, wag ninyong kalimutang ibintang din sa kanya.  

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

      Paanong mauubos, eh, para yatang mas marami pa sa mga volumes ng encyclopaedia sa dami…ngayon, dinagdagan mo pa ng pagkamatay ni Rizal…ang alam kong tumukso kay Eva para kay Adan ay isang ahas…iyan ba ang bago mong ibinibintang sa kaniya?  Tapos, ngayon, ikaw pa ang nagtatatawag ng ulupong…marami ba sila?

  • ARRANCAR

    its been almost 3 years now still this looney juico blaming CGMA my golly what kind of government officials are they!!!  they should have done the problem when they are now managing pcso yet they blame CGMA what the F-CK  are they doing sitting around, blaming people, pointing fingers when something goes wrong!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

      Mukhang marami kang nalalaman, ah.  Bakit hindi ka lumantad, tumulong.  Ipagtuturo mo ang  mga may kasalanan, para naman makalaya na sa mga bintang ang mga walang pananagutan.

  • ARRANCAR

    bring out all the blaming issues to CGMA  just so to cover up the biggest blunder this worthless government of pnoy the TRILLANES  fiasco!! just to divert the topic away from noynoying pnoy and bring up the cases and blaming factor to CGMA!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

      I think talagang in process na ‘yan…talaga lang yatang napakarami…parang volumes ng encyclopaedia…so have patience…unti unti lang…hindi pa natin masabi ang biggest blunder..worthless…fiasco.   Ang medyo maganda ngayon, the noynoying has produced 81% performance satisfaction, from 37% below zero.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    WALANG HIYA HANGGANG 2020 SIGURO SI GMA PARIN ANG SISIHIN NG MGA INUTIL SA GOBYERNO

    YELLOW GOV’T INUTIL…. HANGGANG 2016 BA SI GMA PA DIN ANG EVIL VILLAIN NINYO?? MAG TRABAHO KAYO MGA HAYOP..

    KAKASAWA NA YANG GMA GMA GMA GMA GMA 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/WXGOFVZR56DN5BBPIDILD7C7ZU dor

      OO, DAHIL ANG MGA INWAN NYA HNDI BSTA BSTA NA CORRUPTION! ANG GAWIN LNG NG MGA NAMUMUNO NGAYON, I-REVIEW ANG LAHAT NA CONTRACTS FROM THE PAST ADMINISTRATION. AT KUNG PWEDE I CANCEL OR I-REVISED.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

      Nagsasawa ka na pala, eh, bakit tingin ka pa nang tingin sa mga kasong may anomalya…corruption?  Alam mo nang sinasaliksik ang mga ganyang issues. Tapos, magtatatalak ka pa ng hayop, walang hiya…inutil…evil villain…hindi ka na naawa!  Pero, may nabanggit kang yellow gov’t…you mean the current government who has raised the government performance to 81% from 37 below zero?  Ganyan nga magbababasa ka rin ng mga inspiring and awesome developments…hindi puro anomalies, corruption…talagang nakakasawa ‘yan.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        basahin mo nga yung post mo para malaman mo yung kabobohan mo…….. tuwang tuwa ka ba sa press release ng yellow govt’… yumaman ka na ba sa past 3 years?????????? talaga madaming nagawa ang govt? 

        u l u l uto uto

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

        ibinabalik ko lang ang putik na kayo rin ang nagpupukol kahit alam niyong 37% nakalubog sa kumunoy ang bansa nang hanguin ito ng current administration,,,naural magpabalik-balik ‘yan hangga’t hindi lumalabas ang katotohanan…baka nasa leeg lang, eh, di isuka na lang…para madeisisyonan na…bakit ba ayaw niyong lumabas ang katotohanan…kung totoong walang sala that truth will set those accused free…kahit bobo ako, common ang sense ko. Ang yaman ko nasa common sense lang, basta hindi corrupt, hindi mahirap.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4UWEQIDXLS7RQXY2DDQTV6MNE carol

        Yaan ang sabi ng survey na ang owner nito ay pinsang buo ni BS Aquino na si Rafael Lopa.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

        wala namang kaso ng corruption ‘yan…kung lalagyan mo ng corruption o anomaly, alam mo na mangyayari lalabas na naman ang icon ng corruptions and anomalies.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WSWF6DV7YJBJQY2TT2RFEBRISU PCSO

    SAYANG NAMAN ANG PCSO. FROM A CORRUPT BOARD (GMA) NOW WE HAVE AN INCOMPETENT BOARD. THE LATER BLAMING THE FORMER. AND EXPECT IT THE NEXT BOARD WILL BLAME THE PRESENT BOARD. SO I’M CALLING ON OUR PRES. PNOY WHILE THERE IS TIME. PLEASE CHANGE THE PRESENT BOARD KAHIT PO MAY UTANG NA LOOB KAYO KAY MARGIE BECAUSE OF PRES CORY. LOTERYA NG BAYAN WILL BE A FAILURE AS LONG AS YOU WILL NOT USE ONLINE HANDHELD DEVICES WITH SYSTEM SIMILAR TO LOTTO.

  • Hey_Dudes

    You really gotta give a big big hand to these  GMA Kissamygloass Club members still trying to raise the flag for Gloria here in this great forum. They steadfast advance the criticism this administration is blaming GMA too much in spite of it being in power for more than 2 years now?  But lo and behold, today’s date is September 21st and what do some of these critics say whenever this date comes around?  They blame Marcos for some of the ills like Enrile….Imelda, BongBong Marcos etc.?  It has been more than 30 years since Marcos dumped the Marcos legacy in the country and still these same critics are blaming him?  GMA is only out of the presidency for 2 years and her ‘palas’ in this forum are quick to say ‘bakit si GMA na naman ang sinisisi? There must be some serious disconnect with these people.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

      only morons continue to blame Marcos…. just like morons like you who think PNoy and his stupid gang has no accoutnability after 29 months in office 

    • i_gotta_tell_ya

      Dude, 2 years is a long time to correct things especially since the President received an overwhelming mandate from the electorate.  You have to demand changes and upgrade your expectations of our elected officials….tempering your expectation by allowing them “time” not only diminishes the impact of that mandate, but more importantly, lowers your own standards of how things should be done.  That should not be our default mentality.  They should seize the moment and execute their mandate…make drastic changes.  Forget about GMA…she’ll have her time in court.

  • tanga_hanga_ni_abnoy

    cge, blame gma for all you can then ayusin na yan..alam n nmin yan e..pwede b kasuhan nyo tas gawa n kayo solusyon

  • i_gotta_tell_ya

    I love Mrs. Juico, but blaming the past administration over and over and over again is getting tiring and stale.  It does more harm than good.  How come she’s not blaming the Estrada administration for using Jueteng as one of the sources for the presidential (pocket) budget?  She’s starting to look like the Barack Obama of the Philippines = “if I can’t solve it, blame the previous administration”.  No point in being historical and reliving the ills of the past.  We get that.  We’re sad about what happened and hope people go to jail, but it’s time to move on.  What we need in this country are forward-looking officials who will solve current problems in the current time.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4UWEQIDXLS7RQXY2DDQTV6MNE carol

      Nagmana ay BS Aquino.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

        Kaya ang ginagawa ng current one ay huwag nang manahin pa ng mga susunod na administrasyon ang ma dumi…kundi, isang malinis na mamahalin ng mga mamayan ngayon at sa hinaharap.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

      Ayaw nga niya ng ganyang “if I can’t solve it, blame the previous administration”…kaya nga, ngayon pa lang hinahanapan na ng solution…kung na-solve ‘yan ng nakaraan, eh, di hindi tina-tackle pa ‘yan ngayon…at reminder, kung di mo alam, to solve any problem, you need to define the problem, from its causes…may proceso.  Kung bakit hindi na-solve ng previous administration, isa ‘yan sa inaalam. Hindi naman totoong ‘it does more harm than good’ dahil 81% pa rin ang satisfactory performance from 37% below zero. And, everything is continually moving on.
      It is sad, but we really need to relive the ills of the past, to prevent its evils to wreak havoc in the current and future administrations of our beloved country. That’s how I believe current officials look forward to the future.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/X2U4X42BZTUHPWMP2UKFP5QWMU LucasPacascas

    Mag may kapalpakan kayo, ang convenient excuse, kasalanan ni GMA. Tangna halos tatlong taon na kayo dyan si GMA pa din ang sinisisi nyo? I’m no GMA admirer pero nakakasawa na kayo. Sino ba ang nagengealam dyan sa PCSO, di ba yung asawa mong si Philip? Ano’ng nangyari sa Loterya ng Bayan? Minaniobra yan nung asawa mo a! 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

      Parang sinasabi mong pag-upong pag-upo, eh, ikinulong na si GMA…para ka namang kung ano…siyempre daraan pa sa tamang proceso…unti-unti lang…hep, ‘tay muna, ang ganda ng ngalan mo, huh, puro cas(h)…pa-cash-cash at isa pang cash, ang galing!

  • Cal_Reznick

    How sad and how terrible is the fact that the former President’s name is being brought up again??

    Come on!!!! Seriously???

    The President has been in office since 2010 and just now decides to bring the former President’s name into this issue of STL???

    Not cool. I try not to choose sides but even supporters of the President must admit that blaming the former President is a pathetic and desperate move.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

      Patuloy ang pagsasaayos ng lipunang nag-broke record sa impeachment and people power movements maging sa nakaraang dalawang henerasyon…ang kumunoy na nalikha ay hindi madaling linisin kung isasa-alang alang ang karapatan ng mga lumalabas na tila may pananagutan…dapat matuwa ang mamamayan sa pagsasaayos ng mga mali,,,ang mga mali at mga pumapanig sa mali ang dapat manggalaiti.

      • Cal_Reznick

        Ok I see what your doing so I’ll just reply by writing:

        How sad and how terrible is the fact that the former President’s name is being brought up again??

        Come on!!!! Seriously???

        The President has been in office since 2010 and just now decides to bring the former President’s name into this issue of STL???

        Not cool. I try not to choose sides but even supporters of the
        President must admit that blaming the former President is a pathetic and
        desperate move.

  • http://www.facebook.com/julian.lennon.31 Julian Lennon

    everything including the kitchen sink..lol.. and while theyre at it, why not throw in Global warming, earthquakes and he recent Habagat flooding. lol.. ridiculous!

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