Major Cases

DEPARMENT OF JUSTICE
MAJOR CASES
July 2010 to present

 

NPS DOCKET NUMBER

TITLE OF THE CASE

OFFENSE/S CHARGED

DATE RECEIVED

STATUS

PLUNDER AND VIOLATION OF RA 3019

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XVI-INV-11D-00158

George Abonita Rabusa vs. Maj. Gen. Jacinto Ligot, Lt. Gen. Gaudencio Pangilinan, Gen. Carlos Garcia, Gen. Dimedio Villanueva, Gen. Roy Cimatu et. al.

Plunder (R.A. No. 7080)

4/14/2011 amended complaint filed on June 8, 2011

Indorsed to Ombudsman for review and approval 1/5/2012

2

XVI-INV-11F-00229 (1st case)

PAGCOR vs. Efraim C. Genuino, et. al.

Malversation of Public Funds (Art. 217) and Violation of Graft and Corrupt Practices (R.A. No. 3019) (BALER)

6/14/2011

Submitted for resolution 10/6/2011

3

XVI-INV-11G-00248 (2ND case)

PAGCOR vs. Efraim C. Genuino, et. al.

Violation of R.A. No. 7080 (Plunder) Secs. 3(e) and (i) of R.A. No. 3019 and Malversation under Art. 217 of RPC (BIDA)

7/11/2011

Pending Preliminary Investigation with PAGCOR complying with the certified copies of all annexes mentioned in the complaint / for inspection or comparison by all 41 respondents

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XVI-INV-11G-00254

PAGCOR vs. Efraim C. Genuino, et. al.

Malversation of Public Funds and Property under Art. 217 of RPC

7/18/2011

Resolution for review and approval of PG Arellano 1/11/2012

 

5

DOJ-COMELEC Case No. 001-2011 dtd August 15, 2011

DOJ-COMELEC Fact Finding Team vs. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, et. al.

Electoral Sabotage

10/20/11

Resolved 11/16/2011; Filed in court by COMELEC; Warrant of arrest issued (RTC 112-Pasay)

6

DOJ-COMELEC Case No. 002-2011

Aquilino Pimentel III vs. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, et. al.

Electoral Sabotage

10/20/2011

7

XVI-INV-11G-00247

Frank L. Daytec, Jr. (Operations Group Manager of the John Hay Mgt. Corp. (JHMC) vs. Sps. Ma. Crisina R. Corona and Chief Justice Renato C. Corona (SC)

Unauthorized Use of Public Funds

7/8/2011

Submitted for resolution

OTHER PRIORITY CASES

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XVI-INV-11B-00062 (previous number from OCP Puerto Princesa City – IV-17-INQ-11A-00005)

NBI – Dr. Patria Gloria A. Inocencio Ortega vs. Romeo Seratubias, former Governor Jose Antonio Carrion, Mayor Mario T. Reyes, Jr., Rodolfo Edrad, Jr., Armando R. Noel, Jr., et. al.

Murder (Media Killing)

2/17/2011 (originally filed OCP, Puerto Princesa City inquest)

Present Status: MR (filed by the complainant on July 1, 2011 and motion to re-open prelim. Investigation filed by the complaint on June 29, 2011). Resolved dtd 3/12/12

9

XV-07-INV-10H-06495 (Luneta Hostage Taking Incident)

Manila Police District – P/C Insp. Romeo Salvador vs. Rolando Mendoza/SPO2 Gregorio Mendoza

Serious Illegal Detention

August 24, 2010 (Office of the City Prosecutor Manila)

Resolved 1/26/2011 – filing for Serious Illegal Detention under Art. 267 of RPC; Records indorsed to CP, Manila 6/23/2011 (The Incident and Investigation Review Committee (IIRC) chaired by the Secretary conducted an investigation and submitted their recommendations to the President. The families and victims came over and met with the Secretary)

10

XVI-INV-12B-00102

Noriyo Ohara – Japanese National vs. Mario A. Garcia

Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention under Article 267 of the RPC

 

Pending Preliminary Investigation (3rd hearing set on April 13, 2012)

Noriyo Ohara – Japanese National vs. Mario A. Garcia

Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention under Article 267 of the RPC as amended; Grave Coercion, under Article 286 of the RPC; Falsification, under Article 171, in relation to Art. 172 of the RPC; and Robbery, under Article 293, in relation to Article 294 of the RPC

Noriyo Ohara – Japanese National vs. Chona Ellen Esplana

Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention under Article 267 of the RPC as amended; Grave Coercion, under Article 286 of the RPC; Falsification, under Article 171, in relation to Art. 172 of the RPC; and Robbery, under Article 293, in relation to Article 294 of the RPC

 

Noriyo Ohara – Japanese National vs. Virgilio Gutierrez alias Labsky

Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention under Article 267 of the RPC as amended; and Robbery, under Article 293, in relation to Article 294 of the RPC

 

Noriyo Ohara – Japanese National vs. Atty. Magtanggol B. Gatdula

Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention under Article 267 of the RPC as amended.

Noriyo Ohara – Japanese National vs. Raul Dimaano

Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention under Article 267 of the RPC as amended

Noriyo Ohara – Japanese National vs. Jose Odelon Cabillan

Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention under Article 267 of the RPC as amended; Falsification, under Article 171, in relation to Art. 172 of the RPC

Noriyo Ohara – Japanese National vs. Jay Ducusin (driver of Virgilio Gutierrez, alias “Labsky”)

Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention under Article 267 of the RPC as amended

 

Noriyo Ohara – Japanese National vs. One known as “MAGS” from the Bureau of Immigration

Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention under Article 267 of the RPC as amended

Noriyo Ohara – Japanese National vs. Security Volunteers (other than herein respondents Jay Ducusin and “Mags”)

Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention under Article 267 of the RPC as amended

Noriyo Ohara – Japanese National vs. Other John Does and Jane Doe

Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention under Article 267 of the RPC as amended

 

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XVI-INV-11B-00063

Jennifer Gloria vs. Globe Asiatique Realty Holdings Corporation – Delfin Lee, et. al.

Violation of P.D. 1689, increasing the penalty for certain form of swindling or estafa

2/18/2011

MR dated 7/21/11 (to the Joint Order dated 7/5/11 issued by the DOJ Panel denying their Petitions for Suspensions of Proceedings)

12

XVI-INV-11C-00138 (Branch 4)

NBI-Maria Fatima B. Kanoya et. al. vs. Delfin S. Lee, et. al.

Syndicated Estafa

3/25/2011

MR dated 7/21/11 (to the Joint Order dated 7/5/11 issued by the DOJ Panel denying their Petitions for Suspensions of Proceedings)

13

XVI-INV-10J-00319 (Batch 1)

NBI HDMF-PAG-IBIG Fund vs. Delfin S. Lee et.al.

Syndicated Estafa

10/29/2010

Suspended filing of information; with Pending Petition for review  filed by the following : 1. respondent Cristina Salagan on Sept. 19, 2011; 2. respondents Delfin lee and Dexter lee on Sept. 16, 2011 3. respondent Atty. Alex Alvarez (with motion to withdraw filed); PRESENT STATUS - Writ of Preliminary Injunction dated 9-09-11 from Judge Rolando G. Mislang (RTC, Br. 167, Pasig City)

14

XVI-INV-10L-00363 (Batch 2)

NBI-Evelyn B. Niebres et.al. vs. Delfin S. Lee et.al.

Syndicated Estafa

10/14/2010

Pending Preliminary Investigation

15

XVI-INV-11C-00116

Bureau of Internal revenue vs. Jacinto C. Ligot and Erlinda Y. Ligot

Violation of Sections 254 and 255 of the NIRC of 1997 as amended

3/10/2011

The Investigating Prosecutor found probable cause against both respondents. Four information/s have been prepared and ready for filing with the Court of Tax appeals after coordination with the BIR; PRESENT STATUS: w/ Petition for Review filed on 1-31-12

16

XVI-INV-10G-00225

Bureau of Internal Revenue vs. William R. Villarica

Tax Violation under Sections 254 and 255 of the NIRC of 1997

7/15/2010

The Investigating Prosecutor found probable cause against the respondent. Information was filed with the Court of Tax Appeals after coordination with the BIR

16

XVI-INV-11C-00115

BIR versus Sps. Carlos F. Garcia and Clarita D. Garcia

Tax Violation under Sections 254 and 255 of the NIRC of 1997

3/10/2011

Submitted for resolution as of August 2011

17

XVI-IN V-10J-00298

BIR vs. Carlo Caparas

Violation of Sec 255, NIRC of 1997

10/21/2010

Resolved (Resolution- filing for violation of NIRC; other charges - dismissed)  (Press release 10-28-2011) 

18

XVI-INV-10K-00324

BIR versus Romulo L. Neri

Violation of Sec. 24 and 74  in rel. to Sec 254 and 255 of NIRC as amended

11/4/2010

Resolved (filing of Information); Resolution  dtd 5-6-11 filing with CTA; On going trial with 2nd and 3rd Division/Motion for reconsideration filed by both parties denied: Status: Pending Petition filed by BIR 12-27-2011

19

XVI-INV-11D-00149

Bureau of Internal Revenue vs. Juan Miguel M. Arroyo and Ma. Angela M. Arroyo

Violation of Sections 254 and 255 of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997

4/7/2011

Resolved on October 4, 2011  (Filed at RTC Q.C. 10-06-2011 and CTA) 10-06-2011; PRESENT STATUS: Petition for Review Resolved - Denied (Facie Affirmed)

20

XVI-INV-10A-00256

BIR versus Macario Gaw Jr.

Violation of Section 255 of the NIRC  of 1997  (Two billion)

8/26/2010

Resolved 3-17-2011 ; Information filed ; Pending trial before Court of Tax Appeals: Status : Petition with DOJ resolved 6-27-2011; with Pending motion for reconsideration filed by the respondent on 6-23-2011