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DoJ to form panel on new ‘pork’ probe

The Department of Justice is set to create a panel of prosecutors that will handle the reinvestigation of the Priority Development Assistance Fund scam cases.

Napoles accuses Leila of extortion

Pork barrel mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles yesterday claimed that Senator Leila de Lima attempted to extort money from her when she was still justice secretary.

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This question cropped up after the House Committee on Appropriations received P80 million in “soft” and “hard” project proposals from neophyte lawmakers.

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HARDLY noticed in the welter of stories on more current events was the report last Friday that the Senate Blue Ribbon report on the misuse of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), the congressional pork barrel fund, had ended up in the Senate archives.

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