EVERYONE IT SEEMS has an opinion on corruption in the Philippines, and the talk invariably concludes with the need to file plunder charges against erring government officials.
However, plunder is a legal term, and not just a vague concept to describe corruption in a massive scale. What this means is that certain requirements must be met before a case of plunder may be filed against a government official.
For today’s Data A Day:
What is the minimum total value of acquired ill-gotten wealth that would qualify a public official for the charge of plunder?
No guessing please. One clue is that the minimum amount used to be much higher.