3 months PAO lawyers deny seeking suspension of Acosta MB
By Jeffrey Damicog  Over 100 Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) lawyers have denied seeking before the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) the suspension of PAO Chief Persida Acosta for alleged pocketing funds of the agency. Public Attorney’s Office (FACEBOOK / MANILA BULLETIN) A manifesto was issued and signed by 109 PAO lawyers from its various services and divisions in response to an anonymous letter claiming to be from PAO lawyers that accused Persida and her allies in the financial and management service of using a systematic scheme in defrauding the government of funds by manipulating the purchase orders of the PAO. The ... more