Posts Tagged pastillas scheme

PH Immigration law in dire need of update to stop corruption – BI chief

Robie de Guzman   •   November 11, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente on Wednesday expressed his belief that the Philippine Immigration Act of 1940 is “very old” and is in dire need...

PH Immigration to impose one-strike policy vs corruption

Robie de Guzman   •   November 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Thursday said it will implement a one-strike policy against its erring personnel as part of its efforts to fight corruption. Under...

Whistle blower says ‘pastillas’ scam masterminds have ‘contact’ in Ombudsman’s office

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 6, 2020

Alleged masterminds of the money-making “pastillas” scheme at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) claimed to have a contact in the Office of the Ombudsman, according to the new whistleblower,...

NBI exec, brother face raps over alleged pastillas scam

Robie de Guzman   •   September 23, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has filed graft and extortion complaints against its official and his brother from the Bureau of Immigration (BI) over the alleged...

Aguirre denies links to ‘pastillas scheme’

Robie de Guzman   •   September 22, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Tuesday denied allegations that he is the protector of the group behind the so-called pastillas scheme in the Bureau of...

‘Pastillas scheme’ whistleblower testifies in Senate

Marje Pelayo   •   February 20, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Allison Chiong, a frontline immigration officer 1 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) appeared before the Senate inquiry on Thursday (February 20). Chiong is the whistleblower...

Duterte relieves BI employees tagged in ‘pastillas scheme’

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 20, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte has relieved the officials and personnel of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) who are linked to the ‘pastillas scheme’. The so-called ‘pastillas’ bribery scheme provides ‘VIP treatment’...

Formal complaint necessary for gov’t to act on alleged ‘pastillas’ scheme in BI

Marje Pelayo   •   February 18, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang vowed to take action on the reported anomaly inside the Bureau of Immigration (BI) over the so-called ‘pastillas’ scheme. But the Palace said, it could only...

Immigration chief orders probe on ‘pastillas’ scheme

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 18, 2020

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente has ordered for an investigation on the alleged “pastillas” bribery scheme involving the entry of Chinese nationals into the country. “I have...

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