By Nancy C. Carvajal
Cabinet secretaries in the Arroyo administration and officials of state-owned corporations—some of them still holding the same positions to this day—received a total of P820 million in commissions in schemes to siphon congressional pork barrel funds to ghost projects engineered by Janet Lim-Napoles, computer records of her former finance officer show.
By Maila Ager
Janet Lim-Napoles herself had allegedly personally handed “kickbacks” to Senators Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada sometime in 2009.
MANILA, Philippines – The lawyer of pork barrel scam whistle-blower Benhur Luy said Friday that two employees of an implementing agency linked to the scam were willing to spill the beans on the alleged conspiracy among agency heads, legislators and businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles. Lawyer Levito Baligod told Inquirer Radio 990AM in an interview that Victor [...]
By Maila Ager
Ruby Tuason, testifying at the Senate on Thursday, claimed that she had personally delivered money to Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada in his office in the chamber at least twice in 2008.
By Christian V. Esguerra
Rehabilitation chief Panfilo Lacson has begun investigating reports of a possible “collusion” between contractors and “at least one politician” to pocket kickbacks of 30 to 35 percent in the construction of bunkhouses for victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Leyte and Samar.