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AMLC SHOULD ACT FAST ON LARGE AMOUNT OF MONEY BROUGHT INTO PH – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon, Chairman of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, slammed the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) for not acting promptly on the Bureau of Customs’ (BoC) report that a certain individual was caught for non-declaration of $700,000 money in cash in 2019. Gordon stressed that since the BoC has already notified AMLC, the latter should […]

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MONEY LAUNDERING ISSUES ARISE FROM POGO – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon has revealed information that link Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) now operating in the country to money laundering activities. Gordon pointed out that inordinate and suspiciously large amount of foreign currency–$470-million brought in by 47 individuals from September 2019 to February 2020 alone — without being flagged is an apparent money laundering […]

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Government

PACC CLEARS PIÑOL IN RICE IMPORTATION MESS – JIMENEZ

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said he was finally relieved after the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) cleared him of any wrongdoing. The PACC, headed by Chairman Dante Jimenez, started an investigation on allegations of corruption against Piñol about seven months ago. Among these allegations was that he made money from the rice importation deals that the […]

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KEEP TIGHT WATCH ON NARCO-POLITICIANS – GORDON

With President Rodrigo Duterte making public two months ahead of the May 13 midterm polls his third narco-list that included 46 politicians with alleged links to illegal drugs, Senator Dick Gordon said the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and other concerned agencies should have kept a tight watch on those on the list who ran […]

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KEEP TIGHT WATCH ON NARCO-POLITICIANS – GORDON

With President Rodrigo Duterte making public two months ahead of the May 13 midterm polls his third narco-list that included 46 politicians with alleged links to illegal drugs, Senator Dick Gordon said the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and other concerned agencies should have kept a tight watch on those on the list who ran […]