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FALSE: 'Slipper company' filed syndicated estafa against Robredo

The alleged slipper company 'You Foot' is non-existent. The Department of Trade and Industry and Securities and Exchange Commission do not have a record of the company.

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FALSE: 'Slipper company' filed syndicated estafa against Robredo

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