Sombero is facing one count each of plunder, bribery and graft
for delivering money to former BI Assistant Commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles allegedly at the behest of Lam.
And not only this, the government is still trying hard to erase all the traces of the bribery and graft
operations and investigations.
When the main factor in bribery and graft is naturally the "facilitating operation," huge business organizations have much more than they deserve, beyond their real performance and their contribution to the community, due to graft.
Those who think about this issue have emphasized the reasons that lead to bribery and graft. Chinese reformist Wang Anshih (who died in 1086) said that the two dynamics that lead to graft are "bad people and bad laws." What's dangerous is when those who have mediocre moral values seize control of a government.
Meanwhile, the direct bribery and graft
raps versus sacked BI Intelligence Chief?
Even if you secure 95 percent of the national vote, this does not eliminate concrete evidence of corruption, bribery and graft
. A ballot box is not a washing machine that can acquit those who are accused of involvement in crime and unlawfulness.
Last week, the Coalition of Filipino Consumers " also filed plunder, indirect bribery and graft
complaints against Purisima over his allegedly shady P100million " deal with a documentation agency for firearms delivery and his alleged hidden properties in Nueva Ecija.
Despite filing one of the complaints against the BI officials before the Ombudsman in December, Sombero still faces one count each of plunder, direct bribery and graft, and two counts of violating PD 46.
The Ombudsman likewise found probable cause to charge Sombero with one count of direct bribery and graft.
Despite having filed one of the complaints against the BI officials before the Ombudsman in December, Sombero would still face one count each of plunder, direct bribery and graft
, and two counts of violating PD 46.