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Rappler's latest stories on dollar accounts


'AMLC must probe Binay dollar accounts in '90s'

May 28, 2015 - 7:25 PM

Former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado says: I can t see where VP Binay gets the gall to say he only has 5 bank accounts He is too forgetful

UNDISCOVERED ACCOUNTS. Former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado shows bank records of VP Binay's supposed foreign accounts. Slide from Mercado's Powerpoint presentation

Binay camp still silent on 'hidden' dollar accounts

Nov 13, 2014 - 8:00 AM

One of the Vice President’s spokesmen says there’s a ‘deeper story’ to the accounts and that an explanation is ‘coming’

NO EXPLANATION YET. Vice President Jejomar Binay's camp has yet to explain allegations that he owned several foreign bank accounts in the 80s and 90s but his spokesman says it's 'coming.' Rappler file photo

Mercado shows Binay’s 'hidden' dollar accounts

Nov 06, 2014 - 7:54 PM

But Senator Aquilino Pimentel III says the documents would not be included in the subcommittee s records

UNDECLARED? Binay ally-turned-whistleblower Ernesto Mercado says Vice President Jejomar Binay hid his wealth in foreign accounts. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Napoles had over $100M stashed in banks in 2009

Jun 19, 2014 - 11:24 AM

[Exclusive] All in all at a given time Janet Napoles had about 129 million P5 68 billion in deposits the digital file of whistleblower Benhur Luy shows


Santiago: No sense in signing bank account waivers

Jun 03, 2012 - 8:54 PM

Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago claims there s no sense in signing a waiver to open one s bank accounts since there are ways on how one can get away with it

Corona verdict: 5 issues for senator-judges

May 28, 2012 - 7:02 AM

To convict or to acquit? Here are 5 key questions senators will answer as they decide on Corona s fate

Tightening the noose on money launderers

May 24, 2012 - 1:52 PM

A strong anti money laundering regime is a step toward the end of corruption Public funds intended to benefit the people often end up in a private person s bank account

What would Corona say? 10 key points

May 21, 2012 - 3:25 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona takes the last stand as he testifies before the Senate Here s a preview of his make or break testimony

82? Corona only has '4 dollar accounts'

May 18, 2012 - 6:30 PM

The counsels of Chief Justice Renato Corona said he will disprove the list of 82 dollar accounts that allegedly belong to him and narrow it down to 4

CONFIDENT SMILES. Defense counsels told media that Chief Justice Renato Corona will answer questions on his dollar accounts when he takes the stand on Tuesday, May 22. May 18, 2012. Natashya Gutierrez.

Can the Ombudsman 'exercise all powers?'

May 15, 2012 - 10:29 PM

Lawyers say the Ombudsman has powers from the law and the Constitution to fulfill her mandate to clean up government

Miriam grills Morales over Corona probe

May 15, 2012 - 8:44 PM

Senators ask the Ombudsman why she went straight to the Anti Money Laundering Council to obtain details on the Chief Justice s dollar accounts

Ombudsman's Presentation on Renato Corona's dollar accounts

May 15, 2012 - 4:28 PM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales presented the powerpoint presentation on this page before the impeachment court on Monday May 14 2012 to explain the flow of funds to and from various dollar accounts in the name of Chief Justice Renato Corona

CONVERSATIONS: Is the Ombudsman's testimony enough to convict Corona?

May 14, 2012 - 5:44 PM

What do you think of the latest development in the Corona Trial? Do you believe in the Ombudsman’s testimony? Do you think the testimony is enough to convict Corona? Should Corona resign as Chief Justice?

Ombudsman Morales shows CJ's 82 dollar accounts

May 14, 2012 - 5:32 PM

Ombudsman Morales shows the 82 dollar accounts of the Chief Justice

Senators defer vote on dollar TRO

May 14, 2012 - 1:17 PM

Senators decide to wait for the testimony of the Ombudsman and the Chief Justice before revisiting their initial vote on the Supreme Court s TRO

Corona gamble: 'Legal suicide' or ploy?

May 11, 2012 - 8:14 AM

The defense could use the Ombudsman s testimony in seeking another TRO from the Supreme Court says lawyer

Enrile gets ‘records’ of CJ's foreign accounts

May 07, 2012 - 11:13 PM

A leader of a civil society group allied with the administration submits to Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile supposed bank transactions of Chief Justice Renato Corona

EURO ACCOUNTS, TOO. Chief Justice Renato Corona has dollar, peso, and euro accounts

CJ to block evidence from Ombudsman

May 07, 2012 - 1:14 PM

Defense lawyer Judd Roy III insists the Ombudsman has no jurisdiction over the Chief Justice and that she needs to be put in her place

Defense lawyer Judd Roy III says the Office of the Ombudsman has no jurisdiction over the Chief Justice

Prosecution awaits Ombudsman report

May 05, 2012 - 2:53 PM

Prosecution mulls next move in the trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona It s a waiting game says spokesperson Sonny Angara

CAREFUL. Prosecution awaits Ombudsman's final recommendation

Prosecutors in the dark about Corona’s dollar accounts - Quimbo

May 03, 2012 - 4:23 PM

The prosecutors don t want unnecessary delays in the trial

IN THE DARK. Prosecution spokesperson Miro Quimbo says the Ombudsman's order surprised him (file photo)

Recto to Ombudsman: Probe Corona quietly

Apr 30, 2012 - 1:11 PM

Sen Ralph Recto says the Ombudsman probe into Corona s dollar accounts done simultaneously with the impeachment trial may confuse the public

Corona has $10-M bank deposits—Ombudsman

Apr 29, 2012 - 6:15 AM

Inquirer: Ombudsman asks Corona to explain in an April 20 2012 letter

SC agenda: Corona's dollar accounts

Mar 20, 2012 - 9:18 AM

The Supreme Court is set to discuss the TRO on Chief Justice Renato Corona s dollar accounts Tuesday

DOLLAR ACCOUNTS. Will the Supreme Court on Tuesday decide with finality on the TRO against the disclosure of Chief Justice Renato Corona’s dollar accounts?

10 truths according to CJ Corona

Mar 10, 2012 - 7:58 AM

Chief Justice Renato Corona testifies before the court of public opinion Here’s his version of the truth

What the TRO meant: keep status quo

Feb 14, 2012 - 2:06 PM

The SC s temporary restraining order on the impeachment court s subpoena does not touch on issue of accountability

It's fake, bank manager says of prosecution documents

Feb 13, 2012 - 10:38 PM

Account numbers are correct documents are fake

Corona lawyers: Heed TRO on dollar deposits

Feb 13, 2012 - 11:04 AM

Even without an actual order defense lawyers say the impeachment court should follow the TRO on the dollar accounts of the Chief Justice

HEED TRO. Defense lawyers ask senator-judges to comply with the SC's temporary restraining order.

Will Senate question SC TRO?

Feb 13, 2012 - 7:27 AM

Senators may comply with the Supreme Court TRO on Corona’s dollar accounts but only for now

Open bank account, PNoy dares Corona

Feb 10, 2012 - 2:07 PM

The President says this a day after the SC stopped the release of details on Chief Justice Renato Corona s dollar accounts

DARING CORONA. President Benigno Aquino III wants Chief Justice Renato Corona to open his dollar accounts for public scrutiny. Photo courtesy of Malacañang/PCOO.

Prosecution finds Corona's 'USD 700,000 bank account'

Feb 05, 2012 - 1:36 PM

Anonymous source provides prosecution with documents of a dollar account under the Coronas