DOF ISSUES SERIES OF DIRECTIVES VS ERRING OFFICIALS

Posted in: Press Releases- Jul 31, 2017 No Comments

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has issued an order dismissing from the service the municipal treasurer of the town of Burdeos in Quezon for committing acts of grave misconduct and dishonesty. Dominguez also ordered the suspension without pay for one year of a revenue officer of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) for making incomplete […]

DOF ACTS ON CASES VS 14 ERRING EMPLOYEES, SETS REFORMS IN E-REPORTING FOR LGU TREASURERS

Posted in: Press Releases- Jan 03, 2017 No Comments

The Department of Finance (DOF) has so far taken punitive action against 14 officials and employees under its supervision and introduced reforms in the electronic reporting system for treasurers of local government units (LGUs), in line with President Duterte’s commitment to ensure transparency and accountability in government on his watch. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III […]

DOMINGUEZ ORDERS DISMISSAL OF CUSTOMS OFFICER, 2 MUNICIPAL TREASURERS

Posted in: Press Releases- Dec 15, 2016 No Comments

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has ordered the implementation of separate rulings of the Office of the Ombudsman dismissing from the service a Bureau of Customs(BOC) officer and two municipal treasurers in line with the Department of Finance (DOF) ‘s drive to remove or penalize erring officials in the department and its attached agencies. Acting […]

DOMINGUEZ SWEARS IN TWO KEY DOF OFFICIALS

Posted in: Press Releases- Oct 03, 2016 No Comments

Former World Bank senior economist Karl Kendrick Chua was sworn into office yesterday (Sept. 28) as the new undersecretary for strategy and chief economist of the Department of Finance (DOF). In simple rites at the DOF central office in Manila, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III administered the oath of office to Chua, whose key responsibilities […]

DOMINGUEZ ORDERS BOC TO SUSPEND CUSTOMS EXEC FOR DISHONESTY, NEGLECT OF DUTY

Posted in: Press Releases- Sep 13, 2016 No Comments

Secretary Carlos Dominguez III of the Department of Finance (DOF) has ordered the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to suspend without pay for six months a customs officer for failing to declare several properties in his Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) for three consecutive years. Jerry Gomez Ponce, who holds the position of […]

DOF-RIPS SCORES THREE WINS TO KICK-OFF 2016

Posted in: Press Releases- Mar 04, 2016 No Comments

The Department of Finance-Revenue Integrity Protection Service (DOF-RIPS) has again won several cases filed before the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) against corrupt revenue sector employees. In a series of decisions that it issued in the last week of January 2016, the anti-graft body dismissed from the service one (1) Bureau (BOC) Customs and one […]

ANTI-GRAFT BODY SUSPENDS, FINES AND FORFEITS BENEFITS OF FORMER CUSTOMS OPERATIONS OFFICER

Posted in: Press Releases- Nov 02, 2015 No Comments

The Office of the Ombudsman suspends retired Bureau of Customs Collector 1 Rudy M. Amistad for violating Section 8 in relation to Section 11 of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees (R.A. 6713). However, since the said penalty can no longer be enforced because of Amistad’s retirement, the said […]

CUSTOMS COLLECTOR SUSPENDED FOR FAILURE TO PROPERLY DECLARE SALN

Posted in: Press Releases- Oct 22, 2015 No Comments

Customs Collector Suspended for Failure to Properly Declare SALN The Office of the Ombudsman (Ombudsman) has again emphasized the need for government employees to completely declare their assets, liabilities and net worth when it suspended a Customs collector for two months without pay. In its Decision, the Anti-Graft Body found Bureau of Customs (BOC) Collector 1SevellinoCruzadaTomolof […]

CUSTOMS OFFICIAL SUSPENDED FOR FAILURE TO DECLARE FIREARMS IN SALN

Posted in: Press Releases- Oct 21, 2015 No Comments

Customs Official Suspended for Failure to Declare Firearms in SALN Failure to declare firearms in one’s Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) may be fatal to a government employee. Exhibiting a no-nonsense stand, the Office of the Ombudsman meted on Recaflor Edward F. De Leon (De Leon) a penalty of suspension for six (6) […]

OMBUDSMAN ORDERS SUSPENSION OF CUSTOMS OFFICER

Posted in: Press Releases- Oct 20, 2015 No Comments

Ombudsman Orders Suspension of Customs Officer and the filing of information for violation of anti-graft laws To stress the importance of a complete disclosure of government employees’ assets, liabilities and net worth, the Office of the Ombudsman (Ombudsman) has again ordered the filing of information against Customs Officer Nelly S. Ochoa (Ochoa) before the Municipal […]