La Union Customs officer, 3 brokers faces graft raps for technical smuggling of P20.7M worth of fertilizer

Posted in: Press Releases- Mar 13, 2012 No Comments

A Customs officer is facing preliminary investigation by the Office of the Ombudsman after an involvement in a highly irregular importation of fertilizers into the country which were not accordingly imposed with customs taxes and duties.  The Revenue Integrity Protection Service (RIPS) bared in its Complaint dated March 9, 2012 that JOCELYN MENDOZA ESTIGOY, a […]

Porsche-driving Customs clerk charged

Posted in: Press Releases- Feb 20, 2012 No Comments

CUSTOMS clerk PAULINO C. ELEVADO IV, whose infamous escapade on board a white Porsche was pressed by the Finance Department-led Revenue Integrity Protection Service (RIPS) on February 17, 2012 with administrative and criminal charges for Serious Dishonesty and Conduct Prejudicial to the Best Interest of the Service under Revised Rules on Administrative Cases in the […]

RIPS scores three victories against BIR, Customs officials

Posted in: Press Releases- Feb 15, 2012 No Comments

The fate of a number of revenue officials were sealed when the Office of the Ombudsman handed down preventive suspensions, criminal indictments, and a lone dismissal from the service against them.    MARLON PASCUAL and EMMA PASCUAL, Revenue Officers I and II, respectively, of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), are now officially placed under […]

RIPS slaps charges against LBP Davao employee

Posted in: Press Releases- Feb 10, 2012 No Comments

For the second time, an employee from a government financial institution flunked the lifestyle investigation conducted by the Revenue Integrity Protection Service (RIPS). RIPS lodged criminal and administrative complaints with the Office of the Ombudsman on February 9, 2012 against Land Bank’s Agrarian Affairs Specialist, Elmer Luceño Olores, after the latter was confirmed to have […]

City Treasurer Embattled For Criminal, Admin Raps

Posted in: Press Releases- Jan 27, 2012 No Comments

The Finance Department’s anti-corruption unit, Revenue Integrity Protection Service (RIPS), uncovered undeclared personal assets as well as non-filing of sworn Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Networth (SALN) perpetrated by MANUEL E. LEYCANO, JR., City Treasurer of Pasay City.   RIPS stated in its Complaint that there were evidence to support that Leycano did not report […]

RIPS Closes in On Customs Collector’s Illegal Wealth, Sly SALN Tactics

Posted in: Press Releases- Jan 17, 2012 No Comments

The Finance Department’s Revenue Integrity Protection Service (RIPS) steps up its campaign against corruption for 2012 against a Customs official                                                                         Based on the Complaint filed by RIPS with the Office of the Ombudsman on January 12, 2012, SEVELLINO C. TOMOL, Collector of Customs I, Sub-Port of Isabel, Leyte, accumulated unlawful wealth beyond his salary as […]

Revenue officers sued, suspended as RIPS intensifies anti-corruption drive

Posted in: Press Releases- Jan 11, 2012 No Comments

REVENUE officers from the Bureaus of Internal Revenue (BIR) and Customs were sued and ordered suspended by the Finance department as its anti-corruption drive intensifies this 2012.  Customs officers Jaime P. Maglipon, Aniceto Q. Sanchez, Jr., Solomon P. Sumpo, and Alfredo M. Opao, Jr. and BIR revenue officer Emily D.L. Singson were all ordered suspended […]