Wirecard scandal used names of PH banks to ‘cover perpetrators tracks’ — BSP Diokno

MANILA, July 6 (Mabuhay) — The Wirecard scandal used the names of the country’s top lenders to cover fraudsters tracks, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno said Monday. During a Malacanang video conference, Diokno reiterated that the missing $2.1...

DOTC stops new rule for professional driver’s license

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has suspended the new Land Transportation Office (LTO) order requiring applicants for a professional driver’s license to get clearances from both the police and the National Bureau of...

Honrado: ‘So far no evidence’ of syndicates at airport

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Jose Angel Honrado said there is no proof yet that a syndicate is operating inside the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, where several instances of “laglag-bala” scheme has been...

Sandiganbayan seizes Luy’s USB

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division on Monday seized the USB flash drive of pork barrel scam primary state witness Benhuy Luy, which supposedly contains files that detail the involvement of several lawmakers in the multi-billion peso scam. “For the meantime, let...

BIR files P101.7-million tax evasion case v. Napoles kids

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Thursday filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) a P101.7-million tax evasion case against the children of alleged pork barrel scam brains Janet Lim-Napoles. Facing a complaint for violation of Sections 254 and 255...

Binay denies hand in spread of fake money bearing Roxas’ face

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Friday denied having anything to do with the fake P500 bills bearing the face of his rival, outgoing Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II that were sent to some journalists this week. “Huwag mo namang ituro sa akin ‘yan. Ikaw...

NBI stands by integrity of Benhur Luy’s hard drive, ledger

MANILA, Sept 8 (Mabuhay) – An expert from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Tuesday maintained that the external hard drive of the pork barrel scam primary whistleblower Benhur Luy is a reliable piece of evidence against Sen. Jinggoy Estrada. At the continuation of...

Pimentel wants nationwide manhunt for ‘missing’ Limlingan

MANILA, Aug 20 (Mabuhay) – Senator Aquilino Pimentel III on  Thursday called for a nationwide manhunt against Gerry Limlingan, an aide of Vice President Jejomar Binay who has been missing since the Senate started its hearings on alleged corruption involving the Binays last yea...

NBI ordered to go after Gloria Arroyo’s stem cell doc

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to look into claims that the stem cell doctor of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo continues practicing alternative medicine despite facing murder and syndicated estafa ca...

Trillanes vows protection for Limlingan

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Wednesday vowed to provide protection for Gerardo “Gerry” Limlingan Jr. should he decide to show up at the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee’s hearings on the corruption allegation against Vice President...