Napoles' 344 Bank Accounts, 66 Insurance Policies Frozen

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Manila, Philippines --- A total of 415 accounts of businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles, who has been linked to the P10-billion pork barrel scam, have been frozen by the Court of Appeals.

These accounts include 344 bank accounts, 66 insurance policies, and five others which were probably credit card accounts.

The freeze order also covered the accounts of whistleblower Benhur Luy and his parents Arthur and Gertrudes, and the accounts of another whistle-blower Merlina Sunas.

Also frozen were the accounts of Jo Christine Napoles, Jaime Garcia Napoles, James Christopher Lim Napoles, Jean/Jane Catherine Lim Napoles, John Christian Lim Napoles, Reynald Lim, Ronald Francisco Lim, Evelyn Ditchon de Leon, Marina Sula, Simonette Briones, Rosita Kawson Co, and Ma. Winnie M. Villanueva.

These accounts are with the Bank of the Philippine Islands, Banco de Oro Unibank, Inc., Citibank NA, Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corp., HSBC Savings Bank (Phils), Land Bank of the Philippines, Metrobank Card Corp., Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co., United Coconut Planters Bank, Air Materiel Wings Savings and Loan Association, Insular Life Assurance Co. Ltd., Philippine AXA Life Insurance Corp., Philippine American Life & General Insurance Co., Philippine American Life and General Insurance Co., and Sun Life of America.

The freeze order also covered the accounts of Abundant Harvest for People's Foundation, Inc.; Agrikultura Para sa Magbubukid Foundation; Agri & Economic Program For Farmers Foundation, Inc.; Bukirin Tanglaw Foundation; Countrywide Agri & Rural Economic Development (CARED) Foundation, Inc.; Ginintuang Alay sa Magsasaka Foundation; Gintong Pangkabuhayan Foundation;

Karangyaan para sa Magbubukid Foundation, Inc.; Kasaganahan Para sa Magsasaka Foundation, Kaupdanan Para sa Mangunguma Foundation, Inc.; Masaganang Ani Para sa Magsasaka/Masaganang Ani Para sa Magsasaka Foundation (MAMF), Inc. …