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Fariñas is richest prosecutor, Colmenares is poorest

Prosecutor Rodolfo Farinas is the richest member of the prosecution panel, based on a summary issued by the House of Representatives

RICHEST PROSECUTOR: Ilocos Norte Rep. Rodolfo Farinas

MANILA, Philippines – Prosecutor Rodolfo Fariñas of Ilocos Norte is the richest member of the House prosecution panel, based on their declarations in their 2011 Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN). He has total assets worth P195.8 million and zero liabilities. He is also among the top 10 richest congressmen.

The poorest prosecutor is Bayan Muna Rep Neri Colmenares with total assets worth P2.4 million and liabilities worth P1.7 million or a net worth of about P697,000, according to a summary issued to the media by the House of Representatives.

But only 3 members of the House panel have so far granted Rappler’s request for a full copy of their SALNs. They are prosecutors Colmenares, Kaka Bag-ao, and spokesperson Lorenzo Tañada III. (See: 3 prosecutors disclose SALNs). The rest have not replied to our request. –


  Prosecution panel Net worth 

Prosecutor Rodolfo Farinas P 195.8 million

Spokesperson Juan Edgardo Angara P 98.9 million

Prosecutor Giorgidi Aggabao P 68.8 million

Impeachment manager Joseph Emilio Abaya P 55.5 million

Prosecutor Elpido Barzaga P 53.2 million

Lead prosecutor Niel Tupas Jr.

P 47.6 million

Prosecutor Raul Daza

P 34.2 million

Prosecutor Reynaldo Umali

P 22.9 million

Spokesperson Lorenzo Tanada III

P 16.6 million

Spokesperson Romero Quimbo

P 10.1 milliion

Prosecutor Marlyn Agabas

P 5.3 million

Prosecutor Sherwin Tugna

P 3.9 million

Prosecutor Kaka Bag-ao

P 1.1 million

Prosecutor Neri Colmenares

P 697 thousand