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Bulusan mayor charged for failure to remit to GSIS

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Bulusan, Sorsogon Mayor Michael Guysayko has been charged for his alleged failure to remit the contributions of municipal employees to the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) from 2010 to 2011.

The Office Ombudsman filed before the Sandiganbayan 10 counts of violating the GSIS Act of 1997.

Also named as his co-accused are municipal treasurer Jasmin Garcia, municipal accountant Ramon Belleza, and municipal budget officer Marieta Negrite.

Under the charges, those accused allegedly failed to remit a total of P2,339,199.14 in premium contributions within 30 days of becoming due and demandable.

The Ombudsman said the alleged failure to remit the contributions on time led to damage and prejudice to the employees, the GSIS and the government service.