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Senators see customs, Chinese 'connivance' in P6.4-B smuggled shabu - Rappler

It's clear customs people are involved, says Minority Leader Franklin Drilon. If 604 kilos of shabu got past the BOC this one time, 'ilan pa ang nakalusot?' Camille Elemia · @CamilleElemia. Published 8:30 AM, August 01, 2017. Updated 4:25 PM, August 03 ...and more »

Finance dept to probe P6.4-B 'shabu' from China - ABS-CBN News

MANILA - The Department of Finance is investigating the circumstances behind a P6.4-billion shipment of "shabu" from China that placed the spotlight on the Bureau of Customs, Secretary Carlos Dominguez said Wednesday. Dominguez also denied saying ...and more »

Senate alleges corruption and incompetence in customs bureau over biggest haul yet of shabu smuggled into PH - CNN Philippines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 31) — Lawmakers could not hide their exasperation as they investigated on Monday the alleged involvement of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in a shipment of shabu from China worth P6.4 billion (US$126 million).and more »

Lacson: Payoffs at BOC reach P270M a day - Inquirer.net

Corrupt Bureau of Customs (BOC) officials and personnel get P270 million in payoffs daily through the “3 o'clock Friday habit,” Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Tuesday, basing his estimate on customs brokers he had spoken with. Lacson told reporters he ...and more »

Faeldon to 'corrupt' politicians: Shame on you - Rappler

Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon refuses to name these politicians with 'unreasonable requests' to the Bureau of Customs, but tells them to stop their corrupt ways. Eloisa Lopez. Published 3:40 PM, August 02, 2017. Updated 4:36 PM, August 03, ...and more »

Faeldon blasts 'corrupt' politicos: My God, shame on you! - ABS-CBN News

Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon on Wednesday chastised lawmakers who are trying to put their own men in the Bureau of Customs to protect their interests, saying this is a big problem in the agency. Faeldon said some politicians wanted him to ...and more »

BOC exec set to drop bombshell at House - Inquirer.net

A Bureau of Customs (BOC) official being sought by the Senate blue ribbon committee to shed light on the biggest illegal drugs haul under the Duterte administration is scheduled to testify Tuesday in the House of Representatives. Larrybert Hilario ...and more »

Customs officials accused of procedural violations - Inquirer.net

“All the drugs were contaminated. Everyone's touching it. Everyone's taking selfies with the drugs. I was really taken aback!” This was how Wilkins Villanueva, regional director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), described the Bureau of ...and more »

Faeldon to some lawmakers: Shame on you! - Business Mirror

Customs Commissioner Nicanor E. Faeldon taunted lawmakers on Wednesday to “try harder” in booting him out of office, following President Duterte's assurance that he still enjoys his confidence, despite the failure of the bureau to stop the entry of P6 ...and more »

Senate takes custody of customs broker linked to shabu shipment - Rappler

Senate blue ribbon committee chair Richard Gordon says it is necessary to give Mark Ruben Taguba security after the latter tags officials in an executive session. Camille Elemia · @CamilleElemia. Published 6:25 PM, July 31, 2017. Updated 8:50 PM, July ...and more »