COMELEC exposes million of campaign funds donated by Kenneth Dong to Sen. Risa Hontiveros

Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) exposed surprising information on how linked the man responsible for the 6 .4-B shabu shipment last year to an opposition Senator.

Controversial businessman Kenneth Dong, who’s caught a few days ago is dealing with tax evasion charges for failing to file annual income tax return leading to non-payment of taxes in 2013 and 2016, an overall of P11,406,940.60.

In spite of not paying taxes, a document from Commission on Elections revealed that Kenneth Dong contributed 3 million pesos in 2013 and also 5 million pesos in 2016 to help the candidacy of Senator Risa Hontiveros.

Hontiveros didn’t contradict her connection to Kenneth Dong and then admitted that she’s a godmother of the businessman at his wedding.

“Noong ikakasal na siya, inimbita niya ako kasama sina Senator Migs Zubiri, Kiko Pangilinan, Joel Villanueva, Ralph Recto, na magninong-ninang kami sa kasal niya,” Hontiveros mentioned in an interview last year.

The lady Senator responded that she didn’t know that Dong is undertaking questionable actions when her campaign team taken the contribution.

“‘Yung campaign team ko ay may vetting process sa mga magpapakilala at magsasabing gusto nilang tumulong. As far as my campaign team knew then, at sa pagkakaalam ko rin ngayon, siya ay isang lehitimong negosyante,” she stated.

She additionally mentioned that even with their connection, she will not do anything to protect Dong from being punished for allegedly carrying shabu in the country.

“Talagang shocked na shocked ako, muntik akong mahulog sa silya nung banggitin yung pangalan niya bilang siya daw ang middleman sa shabu smuggling sa Bureau of Custom,” she stated.

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Source: Pinoy Trending