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Ex-Pagcor chair Genuino charged with perjury in SALN

/ 08:32 AM August 10, 2016
Former Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. chair Efraim Genuino. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. chair Efraim Genuino. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) chairman Efraim Genuino was charged with four counts of perjury for making false statements under oath in his statement of assets and liabilities net worth (SALN).

The Office of the Special Prosecutor filed four counts of perjury against Genuino for “willfully” and “feloniously” making false statements under oath in his SALN for the years 2002 to 2005.

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“Genuino, then a public officer… and thus required by law to file his sworn SALN, did then and there, willfully, unlawfully, feloniously, and knowingly accomplished a SALN… and deliberately affirmed under oath the falsehood contained therein pertaining to his undervalued assets by failing to disclose, despite full knowledge thereof, the following real properties registered under his name and his wife,” the prosecution said in the charge sheet.

The prosecution said Genuino failed to disclose four lots in Bangkal, Makati, one lot in Tunasan, Muntinlupa, one lot in Los Banos, Laguna, and another in Sta. Rosa, Laguna.

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Bail recommended is at P6,000 per count.

Genuino faces two separate charges of graft over the anomalous disbursement of P37-million Pagcor funds for the training of swimmers competing in the Olympics at a college he owns. CDG

READ: Ex-Pagcor chair seeks dismissal of graft raps over funds mess

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