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Some 750,000 sheets of legal-size bond were used to print the documents that will form part of the evidence on the pork barrel scam that will be turned over to the Ombudsman on Monday, according to the photocopying company hired by the National Bureau of Investigation.

Benjamin Donador, an employee of Blessings Copy Center and Bookbinding Services, said a total of 1,500 reams of legal-size bond paper were delivered to the NBI, each ream consisting of 500 sheets, since Tuesday.

He said the company has its main office in the University of the Philippines Shopping Center and branches in every college in Metro Manila. The center offers photocopying of books, receipts and other documents.

Also purchased by the NBI were 3,000 paper fasteners, 600 hard folders and 500 soft folders.

At 75 centavos per page, the cost of photocopying the documents would come to P562,500.

The photocopying of documents is part of the preparations that the NBI is making for the filing of criminal charges against Janet Lim-Napoles and the legislators and their staff implicated in the case.

Based on earlier statements of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, the documents being prepared pertain only to the congressional pork barrel, or the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF). They do not include documents on the P900-million Malampaya Fund scam, which also involve Napoles.

According to Donador, four employees from his company, working in eight-hour shifts, started photocopying the materials, using four heavy-duty copying machines, on the morning of Thursday.

The photocopying is being done in a room of the NBI special task force on the pork barrel scam. NBI Assistant Director Rolando Argabioso declined media requests to take photos of the room.

Asked if he knew what they were working on, Donador said, “I know it’s about [the] Napoles case.”

Asked if he recognized any of the names in the documents, he said “the movie actor Bong Revilla.”

 

 

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