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Ex-military comptroller: Don't pry into my bank accounts

Feb 25, 2014 - 4:56 PM

Retired Lt Gen Jacinto Ligot tells the court the Ombudsman has no legal right to access his bank accounts

SEVEN ACCOUNTS. The Ombudsman seeks to forfeit investments and cash stashed by Ex. Lt. Gen Jacinto Ligot and his family in 7 banks. File photo from Newsbreak

Sandiganbayan issued 'corrupt order'

Jul 06, 2013 - 1:13 PM

The Solicitor General reveals justices of the anti graft court tried to get ex AFP comptroller Carlos Garcia off the hook through anomalous court proceedings

PLEA BARGAIN. A file photo of retired Maj Gen Carlos Garcia. File photo by Newsbreak

SC stops deal between ex-military comptroller and the Ombudsman

Jul 04, 2013 - 7:57 AM

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.

Court orders arrest of ex-general Ligot

Apr 25, 2013 - 2:53 PM

Court also stops retired Lt Gen Jacinto Ligot from leaving the country

MILLIONS RETURNED. The SC lifts freeze order issued by the CA on Ligot's assets. File photo from Newsbreak

Court upholds Garcia plea bargain deal

Apr 10, 2013 - 6:40 PM

The deal triggered the resignation of then Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez

Newsbreak file photo

SC lifts freeze order on general's P54-M assets

Apr 03, 2013 - 2:22 PM

The SC says the government failed to offer any explanation why it took them 6 years to file a civil forfeiture case against Jacinto Ligot

MILLIONS RETURNED. The SC lifts freeze order issued by the CA on Ligot's assets. File photo from Newsbreak