Rappler's latest stories on Carlos Garcia
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The Supreme Court on Wednesday July 3 issued a temporary restraining order on the plea bargain deal between the Ombudsman and former military comptroller Maj Gen Carlos Garcia
The Supreme Court on Wednesday, July 3, issued a temporary restraining order on the plea bargain deal between the Ombudsman and former military comptroller Maj Gen Carlos Garcia.
Garcia is accused of converting millions of military funds into cash that he embezzled.
The deal, which was hatched in 2010, allows Garcia to plead guilty to lesser offenses of direct bribery and facilitating money laundering, in exchange for the withdrawal of plunder charges.
The High Court's order stops the implementation of the controversial deal and the bail
Garcia was allowed to post.
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UPDATED The High Court issues a TRO on the controversial plea bargain deal between the Ombudsman and ex military comptroller Carlos Garcia
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The deal triggered the resignation of then Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez
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Vice President Jejomar Binay s camp questions the timing and possible political motives behind the leak of his letter on the Garcia plea bargain deal
EXCLUSIVE: In a January 2011 letter Vice President Jejomar Binay tried to convince President Aquino to approve the questionable plea bargain deal between the Ombudsman and disgraced military comptroller Carlos Garcia