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People of the Philippines v Oscar S Moreno Et Al

Date: 31 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Cases Nos. SB-18-CRM-0145 to 0150; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Edna V Ogka Benito and 3 Others

Date: 01 August 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case No. SB-16-CRM-0483; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Rolando C Alonzo Et Al

Date: 31 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case No. SB-15-CRM-0095; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Romeo Medina Covarrubias

Date: 24 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case Nos. SB-17-CRM-1405 & 1406; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Jejomar Cabauatan Binay Sr Et Al

Date: 17 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case No. SB-16-CRM-0439 to 0453; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Ruben D Garcia

Date: 27 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case No. SB-17-A/R-0040; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Francisco S Senot Et Al and Another Appeal

Date: 17 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Cases Nos. 28062, 28064-28067, 28237, 23238 & 28240-28242; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Hercules A Umali Et Al

Date: 26 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Cases No. SB-18-CRM-0380; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Maria Lourdes R Manlulu Et Al

Date: 27 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case No. SB-10-CRM-0108; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Betty Alisasis Allado and 10 Others

Date: 25 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case No. SB-17-CRM-1726; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Jejomar Erwin Sombillo Binay Jr Et Al

Date: 19 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case No. SB-18-CRM-0159; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Teodoro Brawner Baguilat Jr Et Al

Date: 13 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case Nos. SB-18-CRM-0099 & 0100; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v James Anthony Roa Cuenco and 2 Others

Date: 25 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case No. SB-18-CRM-0287; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Luis R Villafuerte Sr Et Al

Date: 20 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case No. SB-18-CRM-0336; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Francisco M Langi Sr

Date: 25 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case No. SB-16-CRM-0772; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Jose Magallanes Galario Jr

Date: 20 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case No. SB-08-CRM-0280; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Teodulo “Doloy” M Coquilla and 6 Others, and Another Appeal

Date: 05 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Cases Nos. SB-17-CRM-0063 to 0066; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Cecilia Rachel Valera Quisumbing

Date: 20 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case Nos. SB-16-CRM-1239 to 1241; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Eldred Palada Tumbocon

Date: 20 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case No. SB-17-CRM-0059 to 0062; Source: Sandiganbayan

People of the Philippines v Rosario C Uriarte Et Al and Another Appeal

Date: 20 July 2018; Court: Sandiganbayan; Citation: Crim Case Nos. SB-17-CRM-0473 & 0474; Source: Sandiganbayan

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