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Jinggoy links Angie, Ligot to ownership of US homes By Michaela P. del Callar 02/08/2011

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

BOMBSHELL ON EX-GENERALS’ CALIFORNIA HOMES IN SENATE

Jinggoy links Angie, Ligot to ownership of US homes

By Michaela P. del Callar 02/08/2011

They weren’t featured in glossy US magazines such as House Beautiful, Home and Gardens, Town and Country and Architectural Digest, but photos of the the obviously illegally-acquired homes registered in the name of the spouse of former military comptroller during the term of then Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff, Gen. Angelo Reyes, Ret. B/Gen. Jacinto Ligot, certainly made a big splash in the Senate blue ribbon hearing yesterday, with Senate president pro-tempore Jinggoy Estrada showing the pictures of the twin homes located in California, USA, complete with documentation of ownership.

Estrada yesterday bared that the spouses of embattled retired generals Angelo Reyes and Ligot, who are linked to massive corruption in the military, have unlawfully acquired properties in the United States.
Estrada, at the Senate blue ribbon committee hearing, said two houses located in suburban communities in California, amounting to $504,000 and $183,688, respectively, were acquired using the name of Ligot’s wife, Erlinda.

Showing photos of the properties at the hearing, Estrada confronted Ligot and asked him if he is aware that his wife owns two houses in California..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20110208hed1.html

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