Wilson de Vera - updates

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Sandigan dismisses 2 graft charges vs ex-MRT chief Vitangcol

Oct 07, 2019 - 11:42 PM

The anti-graft court says the prosecution failed to provide 'the required quantum of proof' that Al Vitangcol and businessman Wilson de Vera tried to extort money from a Czech company

ACQUITTED. Former MRT-3 general manager Al Vitangcol III is acquitted by the Sandiganbayan on Monday, October 7, during the promulgation of his graft case in relation to the alleged $30-million extortion attempt on officials of Czech firm Inekon Group. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Vitangcol eyes charges vs DOTr execs over MRT-LRT common station

Jan 19, 2017 - 6:51 PM

Former MRT3 chief Al Vitangcol III claims transportation officials violated the procurement law when they allowed a compromise deal on the common station

TURNING AGAINST DOTR. While answering to his multiple graft charges before Sandiganbayan, dismissed MRT3 General Manager Al Vitangcol wants to sue officials of the DOTr over alleged violations of the procurement laws. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Ex-MRT3 chief Vitangcol slapped with extortion charges

Apr 11, 2016 - 8:34 PM

Vitangcol tried to extort 30 million from Inekon and insisted that it pick a conspirator s firm as a partner to win the MRT3 expansion project says the Ombudsman

Poe on MRT deal: Why exclude Abaya from graft charges?

Jul 05, 2015 - 7:05 PM

UPDATED The senator says if the Ombudsman dismissed PNP chief Alan Purisima for command responsibility in one case then why didn t it do it to Abaya of DOTC in another?

In this file photo, Sen. Grace Poe asks DOTC and MRT officials to ensure the completion of committed deliverables to upgrade and rehabilitate the MRT at the Senate public services subcommittee on transport hearing on Feb. 4.

Vitangcol: Uncle-in-law divested before MRT 3 contract awarding

May 27, 2014 - 7:19 PM

A solon offers a theory on the possible role PH Trams played in the alleged 30 million extortion attempt

CONTROVERSIAL. Lawmakers want to look deeper into maintenance contracts entered into by MRT. File photo by AFP

MRT chief: ‘I’ll resign once cleared’

Apr 11, 2014 - 11:53 AM

MRT chief Al Vitangcol III who insists he has no protector in government is mulling legal action against all those who have accused him of corruption

P30-M libel complaint filed vs Inquirer editor, Czech envoy

Apr 09, 2014 - 6:00 PM

A Filipino contractor files the complaint as talks re surface about an MRT official s alleged attempt to extort 30 million on a Czech company leads