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Lacson son on Faeldon’s allegation: ‘A big, big lie’

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ
/ 04:34 PM August 24, 2017

Senator Ping Lacson. ALEXIS CORPUZ/ INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

“A big, big lie.”

This was how Senator Panfilo Lacson’s son and namesake, Panfilo Lacson Jr., vehemently denied on Thursday the allegation of resigned Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon that he was delivering money to the latter’s office.

READ: Faeldon fires back, accuses Lacson son cement smuggler

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“I asked my son on the assertion of Faeldon that he was delivering money to the commissioner’s office. He said, he has not done so at any time, he has not met Faeldon,” the senator said in a statement.

“He has absolutely no reason to bribe Faeldon or the Customs Bureau. That’s a big, big lie, he said,” Senator Lacson further quoted his son as saying.

Faeldon, in a televised press conference, earlier accused Lacson’s son of allegedly smuggling billions-worth of cement into the country.

The allegation came just a day after the senator accused Faeldon of allegedly receiving P100 million “pasalubong” or welcome gift when he assumed the post at the Bureau of Customs. JPV

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