Trillanes wants to see Duterte’s 'bank transaction history' | Inquirer News

Trillanes wants to see Duterte’s ‘bank transaction history’

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ
/ 06:20 PM April 29, 2016
duterte trillanes

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. INQUIRER/CEBU DAILY NEWS PHOTOS

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV said he would demand “the transaction history for the past nine years” of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s bank account when he meets the latter’s lawyer on Monday.

“I was informed that Mayor Duterte would be represented by Atty. [Salvador] Panelo during Monday’s visit to BPI Julia Vargas branch,” Trillanes said in a statement on Friday, referring to the Bank of the Philippine Islands Julia Vargas branch in Pasig City.


“But just to be clear, the opening of the accounts should not be limited to the current account balance alone. It should also include the transaction history for the past nine years,” Trillanes added.

“This is important because, if Duterte has already withdrawn the money before Monday, then the total amount of transactions would not be reflected on the current account balance,” said the senator, who is running for vice president.


Trillanes earlier revealed that the mayor had at least P227 million in his BPI account in 2014 but did not declare it in his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth.

He also said that transactions amounting to P2.407 billion and involving 17 accounts of Duterte in three banks—two in Metro Manila and one in Davao—were recorded from 2006 to 2015.

To prove his allegations, Trillanes challenged Duterte not only to issue a waiver allowing the opening of his accounts but also to meet him at the bank branch.

Trillanes promised to resign from the Senate and withdraw from the vice presidential race if proven wrong. RC/rga



Duterte accounts had P2.4B in transactions

Trillanes to quit Senate, VP race if claims vs Duterte proven false

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Antonio Trillanes, bank transactions, Elections 2016, Rodrigo Duterte, transaction history
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2021 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.