Ousted Philippine President denies underreporting in his case

Ousted Philippine President denies underreporting in his case
Ousted Philippine President denies underreporting in his case

Estrada, 69, has dismissed as politically motivated charges he amassed about 4 billion pesos (US$77 million; Ђ 63 million) from illegal gambling payoffs, tax kickbacks and commissions, the AP reports.

During cross-examination Wednesday Estrada tried to rebut a charge of perjury for allegedly underreporting his assets in 1999, a year after he was elected, the AP reports.