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Rappler's latest stories on unexplained wealth


Revilla concealed unexplained wealth, liable for graft – dissenting justice

Dec 09, 2018 - 8:54 AM

The majority decision acquitting Bong Revilla of plunder only says it has not been proven beyond reasonable doubt that his unexplained bank deposits are kickbacks from Janet Napoles

Senator Bong Revilla Jr arrive his home at Bacoor in Cavite on 7 December 2018. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Trillanes, Barangay and SK elections, Trump | Midday wRap

Oct 04, 2017 - 12:29 PM

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Valid impeachment complaint filed vs Comelec chair

Aug 23, 2017 - 4:22 PM

The complaint by known administration allies is endorsed by representatives Harry Roque Kabayan Gwen Garcia Cebu and Abraham Tolentino Cavite

FIRST STEP. Representatives Harry Roque, Gwen Garcia, and Abraham Tolentino endorse an impeachment complaint against comelec chairman Andres Bautista. Photo courtesy of Ico Cepeda

Roque 'inclined' to endorse impeachment complaint vs Comelec chair

Aug 23, 2017 - 2:13 PM

The complaint must pass the standards of House Majority Leader Rudy Fariñas says Kabayan Representative Harry Roque

ENDORSER? Kabayan Representative Harry Roque says he's 'inclined' to endorse an impeachment complaint vs the embattled Comelec chairman. Rappler photo

AMLC begins probe into bank of Comelec chairman

Aug 23, 2017 - 11:56 AM

The Anti Money Laundering Council says the investigation of the Luzon Development Bank was triggered by the affidavit of Patricia Bautista against her husband Comelec chief Andres Bautista

MONEY LAUNDERING? The Senate committee on banks begins hearings on the alleged ill-gotten wealth of Comelec chief Andres Bautista

Who's who in Andy vs Tish Bautista saga?

Aug 09, 2017 - 10:13 AM

As both camps prepare for legal and emotional battles ahead here s a rundown of the cast of characters in the Bautista family saga

LIST: Bank accounts, properties Comelec chief must explain

Aug 08, 2017 - 7:30 PM

Allegations against Comelec chief Andres Bautista – failure to disclose his wealth in his SALN – is reminiscent of the track taken by the prosecutors of the late SC chief justice Renato Corona to remove him from office in 2012

COMELEC CHAIR. Andres Bautista, chair of the Commission on Elections, faces allegations of unexplained wealth from his own wife. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler  COMELEC CHAIR. Andres Bautista, chair of the Commission on Elections, faces allegations of unexplained wealth from his own wife. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Bautista, Bureau of Customs, Andanar | Evening wRap

Aug 07, 2017 - 8:57 PM

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Bautista, Duterte, China and ASEAN | Midday wRap

Aug 07, 2017 - 1:10 PM

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Ex-ARMM Governor Zaldy Ampatuan dismissed over undeclared wealth

Jul 30, 2015 - 5:52 PM

The Ombudsman imposes alternative penalty since Ampatuan is no longer governor of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

ACCUSED. Former ARMM governor Zaldy Ampatuan walks along a jail corridor on his way to a trial court arraignment proceeding on the Maguindanao Massacre in Taguig City, east of Manila, Philippines, 12 December 2012. File photo by Rolex dela Pena/EPA

Quezon City parish divided over priest with dubious wealth

Apr 19, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Some parishioners at the Santo Niño Parish are bringing to Pope Francis their complaint about Father Enrique Aliño s condominium units ivory figurines expensive cars and other properties

High-ranking BIR official axed for unexplained wealth

Mar 31, 2014 - 11:08 AM

An assistant commissioner of the bureau was dismissed for lying in her SALN accumulating wealth beyond her salary

STRING OF CASES. The government is going after corrupt officials and employees, as well as tax evaders to plug the holes in the country's tax system. Photo by AFP

Ombudsman dismisses BIR couple for unexplained wealth

Mar 19, 2014 - 4:33 PM

The revenue officers earned a combined annual salary of P278 000 yet they owned luxury vehicles not declared in their SALNs

DISMISSED. A couple working as BIR officers got dismissed for failing to disclose and explain their assets in their SALNs. Photo shows an office of the Bureau of Internal Revenue. Photo by AFP

VIDEO: Jinggoy hits PDAF scam witnesses

Mar 13, 2014 - 11:51 AM

Senator Jinggoy Estrada questions the credibility of provisional state witnesses Dennis Cunanan and Ruby Tuason

Tuason's 'Malampaya mansion' can pay for P40M – Jinggoy

Mar 12, 2014 - 8:58 PM

Ruby Tuason s house allegedly funded by kickbacks from another pork the Malampaya fund is worth more than what she offers to return to gov t

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Wealth check: Cunanan abroad 80 times

Mar 12, 2014 - 7:45 PM

Senator Jinggoy Estrada says in 10 years Cunanan went abroad 80 times The brother that he says rents out a P12 M house to him had no income to afford it

Forgetting Renato Corona

May 29, 2013 - 6:59 AM

Forgetting Renato Corona and lessons from his conviction is bad for the country’s anti corruption drive Yet we may be getting there

Cuevas dismisses allegations against Corona

Jan 19, 2012 - 7:58 PM

He says unexplained wealth not included in impeachment charges

BATTLE READY. Corona defense lawyer Serafin Cuevas