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There’s a mega rich Rolex hoarding prisoner at NBP

/ 05:56 PM December 15, 2014
New Bilibid Prison

New Bilibid Prison. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines – Millions of cash and luxury watches were also discovered inside the New Bilibid Prison following a surprise inspection conducted by authorities.

During the early morning inspection, authorities found three vaults inside the cell of convicted bank robber Herbert “Ampang” Colangco. The search also yielded eight watches -five Rolex, one Philip Stein and one Cartier.

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Colangco has been serving time at the Maximum Security Compound since 2009. While in prison, he launched a singing career and released an album “Herbert C: Kinabukasan” early this year.

He came under fire last May after he was brought to the Asian Hospital and Medical Center due to urinary tract infection.

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Authorities also discovered one Prada wallet with P5,000, Hermes with P10,000, and Louis Vuitton with P62,000. Cash in foreign currencies were also found: $600 and (HK)$23,000.

Meanwhile, the NBI formed a team to conduct further investigation. Members of the team came from its Anti-Organized and Transnational Crime Division, Anti-Illegal Drugs Division, Intelligence Division and NBI-National Capital Region Office.

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