Action star Ronnie Ricketts gets convicted of graft by Sandiganbayan

Action star Ronnie Ricketts gets convicted of graft by Sandiganbayan

- The Sandiganbayan convicted actor and former OMB chief Ronnie Ricketts

- Ricketts is now facing six to eight years of imprisonment

- The action star was accused of mishandling the confiscated pirated copies of DVDs and VCDs

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Former Optical Media Board (OMB) chairman and action star Ronnie Ricketts was found guilty of graft by the Sandiganbayan on Friday. KAMI learned that Ricketts is now facing six to eight years of imprisonment and disqualification from holding public office.

According to a report by the CNN Philippines, the action star was accused of mishandling the confiscated pirated copies of DVDs and VCDs from the Sky High Marketing Corporation back in 2010. However, the Sandiganbayan allowed Ricketts to appeal and post additional P30,000 bond.

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Aside from Ricketts, three other officials of OMB were accused of authorizing the release of confiscated DVDs and VCDs just a few hours after they were taken. The officials also allegedly failed to properly file the appropriate charges against the aforementioned company.

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In a report by the Inquirer, Ricketts was appointed by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the chief of OMB in replacement of actor Edu Manzano.

Born as Ronaldo Naldo Ricketts, the action star was popularly known for TV show "Ang Probinsyano" and his films like “Anting-Anting,” “Matira ang Matibay,” and “The Fighting Chefs.” He was also the former president of the Philippine Film Actors Guild.

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Source: Kami.com.ph

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