Qualified Theft vs. Estafa (with Abuse of Confidence)

There is confusion in charging the proper offense because of the similarities in the elements of both offenses. However, the following principles distinguish one from the other: The conversion of personal property in the case of an employee having material…

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Batas Pambansa Blg. 22: The Bouncing Checks Law

Non-payment due to dishonor of checks is a risk that a seller encounters.  A seller may stipulate that payment be by way of a bank manager’s check, which is drawn by a bank against its own account. However, when the…

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