CA freezes bank accounts of Napoles, kin, JLN firm, on request of AMLC
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MANILA, Philippines - The Court of Appeals froze on Friday all the bank accounts of suspected pork barrel-scam brains Janet Lim-Napoles, her family, staff and of her company JLN Corporation, according to Justice Secretary Leila De Lima.

The appellate court issued the freeze order upon request of the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC). The freeze was issued just hours after Napoles through counsel also ran to the CA for relief in a separate case - this time to stop enforcement of a Makati court's order for her arrest, on a case of serious illegal detention filed by her ex-aide Benhur Luy, the prime whistleblower of the Justice department in the investigation on the pork barrel misuse.

De Lima said in a text message to reporters: "Acting on the Petition filed by AMLC thru OSG, a Freeze Order was issued today by CA covering the accounts and related web of accounts of Janet Lim Napoles, family members, other relatives and staff, as well as those of the NGOs identified with JLN."

The freeze order is effective for 6 months.

Covered by freeze order are the following accounts at:

1.   BPI-OR-Tektite;

2.   BDO-Unibank Inc;

3.   BDO Elite Savings Bank Inc; Citibank,NA;

4.   Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corp;

5.   HSBC Savings Bank (Phils) Inc: Land Bank of the Philippines-Greenhills;

6.   Metrobank Card Corp;

7.   Metropolitan Bank;

8.   United Coconut Planters Bank;

9.   Air Material Wing SLA Inc;

10. Insular Life Assurance Co Ltd;

11. Philippine AXA Life Insurance Corp;

12. Philippine American Life & General Insurance Co Inc;

13. Philippine American Life and General Insurance Co Inc;

14. Sun Life of America

Also covered by the freeze order are the accounts of:

1.   Jo Christine Napoles,

2.   Jaime Garcia Napoles

3.   James Christopher Lim-Napoles

4.   Jean/Jane Catherine Lim-Napoles

5.   John Christian Lim-Napoles

6.   Reynald Lim

7.   Ronald Francisco Lim

8.   Arthur Luy  

9.   Benhur Luy

10.  Gertrudes Luy

11.  Merlina Sunas

12.  Evelyn Ditchon De Leon

13. Marina Sula

14. Simonette Briones

15. Rosita Kawson Co

16. Ma. Winnie/Winnie M. Villanueva

17. Abundant Harvest for People's Foundation Inc.

18. Agrikultura para sa Magbubukid Foundation

19. Agri & Economic Program for Farmers Foundation Inc.

20. Bukirin Tanglaw Foundation

21. Countrywide Agri & Rural Economic/Devt (cared) Foundation Inc,

22. Ginintuang Alay sa Magsasaka Foundation

23. Gintong Pangkabuhayan Foundation

24. Karangyaan para sa Magbubukid Foundation Inc.

25. Kasaganahan para sa Magsasaka Foundation

26. Kaupdanan para sa Mangunguma Foundation Inc.,

27. Masaganang Ani para sa Magsasaka/Masaganang Ani para sa Magsasaka Foundation (MAMF) Inc.

28. Masaganang Buhay Foundation

29. Micro-agri Business Citizens Initiative Foundation

30. Pangkabuhayan Foundation Inc.

31. People's Organization for Progress Devt. Foundation Inc.

32. Philippine Agri & Social Economic Devt. Foundation Inc.

33. Philippine Social Devt. Foundation Inc.

34. Saganang Buhay sa atin Foundation/Saganang Buhay Para sa atin Foundation

35. Smile Foundation Inc.

36. Social Devt Program for Farmers Foundation

37. Tanglaw para sa Magsasaka Foundation Inc,

38. JCLN Global Properties Devt. Corp

39. JCLN Real Estate Consortium Inc.

40. JLN Construction & Devt. Corp.

41. JLN Corp

42. Jo-Chris Trading

43. ZNAC Rubber Estate Corp. (ZREC)