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Meralco Officers Estafa Case Dismissed but Bill Deposit Referred to COA

Friday, 15 June 2018   (0 Comments)
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Below is the decision of the Ombudsman on the case filed by NASECORE against ERC and Meralco about the Bill Deposit:

OMB-C-C-18-0002
For: Violation of Section I of
Presidential Decree No. 1689
(Syndicated Estafa)

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRICITY CONSUMERS FOR
REFORMS, INC. (NASECORE), Rep. by: Rafael Antonio M. Acebedo and Ma. Paz Esperanza D. Coronel
Complainant,

-versus - 


ALFREDO S. NON (SALARY GRADE 19)
Commissioner/Officer-in-Charge
GLORIA VICTORIA C. YAP-TARUC (SALARY GRADE 19) Commissioner JOSEFINA PATRICIA M. ASIRIT (SALARY GRADE 19) Commissioner GERONIMO D. STA. ANA (SALARY GRADE 19)
Commissioner
All of: The Energy Regulatory Commission
MANUEL V. PANGILINAN
Chairman of the Board
OSCAR S. REYES
President and Chief Executive Officer
MANUEL M. LOPEZ
Member of the Board and Director
ANABELLE LIM CHUA
Member of the Board and Director
JOSE MA. K. LIM
Member of the Board and Director
RAY C. ESPINOSA
Member of the Board and Director
JAMES L. GO
Member of the Board and Director
LANCE Y. GOKONGWEI
Member of the Board and Director JOHN L. GOKONGWEI, JR.
Member of the Board and Director
ARTEMIO V. PANGANIBAN
Independent Member of the Board and
Independent Director

Decision

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WHEREFORE, the complaint filed against respondents is hereby DISMISSED for insufficiency of evidence.

Accordingly, this case is REFERRED to the Commission on Audit for the conduct of audit on the Bill Deposits collected by MERALCO from the public consumers and to inform this Office of Compliance herewith.

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