Estrada bares Tuason’s ‘Malampaya Mansion’
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MANILA, Philippines – Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada on Wednesday bared an alleged P45-million “Malampaya Mansion” at a posh village in Makati City and other multi-million peso properties and business of his accuser, Ruby Tuason.
Estrada and Tuason are both charged with plunder in connection with the P10-billion “pork barrel” funds scam. But Tuason later turned against the senator.
The senator said Tuason allegedly bought the P45 million “Malampaya Mansion” in Das Marinas Village in Makati City in 2009.
The money used to buy the property, Estrada said, was said to be the fruit of Tuason’s kickbacks from Malampaya funds. He did not elaborate.
Estrada said Tuason’s kickbacks from Malampaya funds were said to have reached about P242 million.
Aside from the mansion in Makati, Tuason also allegedly put up an P80-million capitalized corporation, a jewelry store managed by her niece, bought another real estate each in Las Vegas and California, a house in Nevada and several other properties in the Philippines.
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