estafa case in the philippines
Freeman v. United States, 217 U.S. 539 (1910)
... a conviction of the plaintiff in error of the crime of estafa (embezzlement), growing out of the alleged misappropriation of ... said Castle Brothers, Wolf & Sons the sum of p3,500, Philippines currency, or in lieu thereof to suffer subsidiary imprisonment ...'(4) Philippine Penal Code, article 49: 'In case the property of the person punished should not be sufficient to ...
Kepner v. United States, 195 U.S. 100 (1904)
... of the law in the embezzlement of the funds of his client (estafa.) Upon trial, in November, 1901, in the court of first instance, ... overruled on October 11, 1902; the final decision in the case, finding the accused guilty, and imposing the sentence, was ... every division and branch of the government of the Philippines, therefore, must be imposed these inviolable rules: 'That no ...
Michael Anthony Mabugat, Petitioner, v. Immigration and Naturalization Service, Respondent., 937 F.2d 426 (9th Cir. 1991)
...O'SCANNLAIN, Circuit Judge:. This immigration case involves a ripple from the upheaval which led to the toppling of ... and installation of the Aquino government in the Philippines in 1986. * In early 1983, petitioner Michael Mabugat, a Filipino, ... by a Philippine prosecutor to answer charges of "estafa," roughly translated to misappropriation of funds. The charges ...