Pork Scam

3 possible Senate bets linked to pork scam?

MANILA - Three possible senatorial candidates of the Liberal Party (LP) in a list released by an administration ally are implicated in the pork barrel scam involving non-government organizations (NGOs) linked to alleged scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles.

Jeane Napoles seeks lifting of arrest warrant

MANILA, Philippines - Janet Lim-Napoles’ daughter has asked the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) to lift the arrest warrant issued against her for failing to attend her arraignment on a P17.46-million tax evasion case.

Jinggoy: Initial pork scam cases just a publicity stunt

MANILA - Detained Senator Jinggoy Estrada said the latest statements attributed to Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on abandoning the pork scam anomaly proves she is only after him and two other senators.

NBI to help serve arrest warrant on Napoles daughter

MANILA - The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will help implement the warrant of arrest for Jeane Catherine Napoles who stands accused for tax evasion before the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA).

Pork scam probe continues - Palace

MANILA - Malacanang said the investigations into the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) anomaly are still ongoing.

Palace asserts no special treatment in pork scam probe

MANILA - The Palace on Wednesday asserted that no one is being given preferential treatment in connection with the filing of charges over the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam.

Sandigan orders Jinggoy's properties garnished

MANILA (UPDATED/CORRECTED) - The Sandiganbayan has ordered the garnishment of Sen Jinggoy Estrada's assets, including real properties as well as cash in bank, totaling 14 million pesos.

Jinggoy blasts slow pace of bail hearing

MANILA - Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada expressed his frustration over the "snail's pace" of his bail petition noting numerous cancellations by the Sandiganbayan 5th Division as well as by the prosecution.