Bureau of Immigration (BI) officials made money even from Chinese tourists who failed to bribe them for traveling to the country without proper documents, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has found.
Former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Monday (Oct. 26) accused Sen. Risa Hontiveros of engaging in a “fishing expedition” against him in the continued Senate probe of the “pastillas” money-making scheme.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesday (Oct. 12) vowed the continued investigation of the “pastillas” scheme at the Bureau of Immigration (BI).
No talk, no mistake.
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is having trouble finding the employment records, including the Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) of former Bureau of Immigration (BI) Ports Operation Division Chief Marc Red Mariñas, who is tagged in the “pastillas” bribery scheme.
Special Envoy to China Ramon Tulfo has named former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II as the protector of the syndicate running the “pastillas” scheme at the Bureau of Immigration (BI).
Senator Richard Gordon believes some Philippine officials are in cahoots with Chinese nationals to launder large sums of money without the threat of apprehension.
Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto is showing other local executives on how to deal with abusive Chinese POGOs or Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators
Nagbabala si Senador Christopher Bong Go sa mga immigration personnel na kapag mapatunayan na sangkot sa katiwalian o sa tinatawag na Pastillas scheme ipapakain ng pangulo ng buo ang Pastillas na ang laman ay pera na nakulimbat ng immigration officer.