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Rappler CEO Maria Ressa pleads not guilty on tax evasion case

Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 22 2020 01:05 PM

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa pleads not guilty on tax evasion case

Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa arrives for her arraignment at the Pasig Regional Trial Court Branch 157 on Wednesday. Ressa pleaded “not guilty” to the 5th tax evasion charge filed by the Justice department against her and Rappler Holdings Incorporated for allegedly failing to supply correct information on Rappler's value-added tax (VAT) return for the second quarter of 2015.