Overseas Filipino


U.S. Attorney Paul J.Fishman points out how counterfeit UGG’s boots were smuggled into the country at a news conference announcing the uncovering of one of the largest counterfeit goods smuggling operations ever charged in Newark, N.J. on March 2.  (Photo by Jerry McCrea)


The FBI arrested Giovanni Spiller in California this month after a tipster read a Chicago Tribune article on the case.  (Riverside County Sheriff Handout / Feb. 27, 2012)

MANILA — A Filipino doctor accused of defrauding the United States Government of $3 million in unnecessary medical claims was arrested at a military conference last Saturday, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said.


Sandra Weller (center), accused of locking up and starving her adopted twins, was arraigned on Jan. 12, 2012.  (Photo by Troy Wayrynen)



Negros Occidental Rep. Ignacio Arroyo (left) in a file photo with his older brother, former First Gentleman Mike Arroyo. The former passed away Wednesday.

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