Ex-Mangaldan mayor faces OMB complaint

August 11, 2020

Poblacion Barangay Captain Melinda P. Morillo filed the complaint on July 28, 2020 against Ex-Mayor Parayno for Malversation of Public Funds/Malversation of Public Funds through Falsification of Public Documents, and Violation of R.A. No. 3019 or Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. 

The barangay official accused Parayno of malversation of public funds amounting to P35-Million when the former mayor made numerous cash advances and reimbursements of alleged financial assistance during her incumbency from 2017 to 2019.

Attached in the said complaint, are the affidavits of nine witnesses composed of employees and former employees of the Local Government Unit of Mangaldan, photocopies of notices of disallowances from the Commission on Audit, disbursement vouchers, and microfilm copies of bank checks.

Ex-Mayor Parayno ran for her third and final term in the last 2019 elections but lost to Mayor Marilyn de Guzman Lambino.