“Money had been rolled inside each pastillas,” said Justice Sec. Menardo Guevarra, “he (Duterte) wanted them to eat the pastillas.”
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday summoned to Malacañang the immigration officials who were allegedly involved in the “pastillas” bribery scandal in Malacañang.
More than 40 Bureau of Immigration (BI) employees tagged in the so-called “pastillas” scam almost had a taste of their supposed wrongdoing when they met with President Rodrigo Duterte in Malacañang Monday (November 9).
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will implement a “one strike” policy against erring officials and personnel, BI Spokesperson Dana Sandoval said.
The next complaint that the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will file before the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) will hopefully include the bigger fishes behind the “pastillas” scheme, said National Bureau of Investigation-Special Action Unit (NBI) Chief Emeterio Dongallo Jr. on Thursday (Oct. 22).
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Friday (Oct. 16) he has ordered a revamp of officials and personnel at the Bureau of Immigration (BI) due to their alleged involvement in the “pastillas” scheme.
Former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II dismissed as baseless on Tuesday (September 22) Special Envoy to China Ramon Tulfo’s allegations linking him to an alleged syndicate within the Bureau of Immigration (BI) that’s behind the so called “pastillas” scheme.
Employees of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) are furious after the chief of its legal section was found to be taking bribes from persons suspected of criminal activities.
The National Bureau Investigation (NBI) might be forced to redo its investigation on the “pastillas” scheme even though it a case has been filed before the Office of the Ombudsman, Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete said on Tuesday (Sept. 22).
The chief of the National Bureau of Investigation’s (NBI) legal assistance section was arrested by his own colleagues Monday (September 21) for alleged bribery and extortion.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has welcomed the criminal complaints that were filed against 19 of its personnel over their alleged involvement in the “pastillas” scheme.
President Rodrigo Duterte said he has to complete today a list of officials he intends to dismiss from the Bureau of Immigration.
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Several employees of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) are getting in touch with the office of Senator Risa Hontiveros to confirm details of the “pastillas” scheme exposed by an immigration officer.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Friday (Feb. 21) called out Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente to do better in addressing corrupt practices at the agency.
The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) sympathizes with the Bureau of Immigration (BOI) amid the alleged “pastillas” scheme for Chinese POGO workers.
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.
Reacting to the alleged “pastillas” scheme for arriving Pogo workers, Malacañang said it will investigate the matter if complaints are formally filed.