Ex-First Lady guilty of 7 counts of graft: Sandiganbayan

MANILA — The Sandiganbayan on Friday convicted former First Lady and now Ilocos Norte 2nd District Rep. Imelda Marcos of seven counts of graft due to her “financial interests and participation…

Ex-CamSur town mayor faces 8-year jail term for graft

MANILA — The Sandiganbayan sentenced a former municipal mayor of Camarines Sur to eight years in prison for a graft case when he unlawfully deprived a municipal health officer of salaries…

10 Romblon town execs convicted of graft

MANILA — The anti-graft court has convicted a former Romblon town mayor and nine members of the Sangguniang Bayan (SB) of graft charges after authorizing the purchase of a backhoe loader…

Customs examiner convicted of graft

MANILA — The Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) has convicted Bureau of Customs (BOC) examiner Dionisito Valles for violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. In its Feb. 2…

Ex-President Aquino, CJ Sereno charged with graft

  MANILA — Former President Benigno “Noynoy” S. Aquino III and incumbent Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. Aranal Sereno were charged with graft before the Office of the…

La Union mayor, 8 others meted 40 years for graft

TUBAO, La Union – Mayor Dante Garcia of this town and seven other individuals were meted each 40 years imprisonment after they were found guilty beyond reasonable doubt by the…

3 Alaminos City staff convicted of graft for confiscating chicken meat

MANILA — The Sandiganbayan has convicted three Alaminos City government employees in Pangasinan province of graft for confiscating chicken meat from a dressing plant. In a 37-page ruling, the Sandiganbayan found…

Ex-Biliran town mayor faces 6-8 yrs jail term for graft

MANILA — Former Caibiran, Biliran Mayor Melchor Maderazo is facing six to eight years imprisonment. This after the Sandiganbayan convicted Maderazo of violation of Section 3(e) of Republic Act No.…