AMLC: ‘Suspicious transaction’ in Revilla’s account

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AMLC: ‘Suspicious transaction’ in Revilla’s account

A much-awaited testimony of a lawyer from the Anti-Money Laundering Council revealed that Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr and members of his family had “suspicious” inflows and outflows of money in their bank accounts. The total amount – P87 million – matched what a whistle-blower had earlier recorded in a ledger of kickbacks that alleged mastermind Janet Lim Napoles supposedly gave the senator. The deposits were made between 2006 and 2010, the years Revilla, according to state auditors, misused P224 million ($5 million) of his Priority Development Assistance Fund or pork barrel.

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