• ‘Holy man’ doubles as car smuggler


    Rampant smuggling of exotic luxury cars was rampant at the “drive-through” of the Bureau of Customs (BoC) in recent weeks.

    A prominent member of an influential religious organization is behind the smuggling of “hot” cars, like this Bianco Avus Ferrari F430 Spider, which ended up in the collection of a billionaire realty magnate.

    The “holy man,” who doubles as a smuggler, reportedly enjoys strong connections in government that he was able to produce documents to legitimize the vehicles for sale.

    But the billionaire realtor later discovered that he bought a “hot car” when he had the Ferrari’s VIN (vehicle identification number) checked. The VIN and chassis number appeared on the Land Transportation Office watch list.

    Mr. Realtor sold the car to another exotic car collector and decided not to make a fuss about the religious smuggler, identified as “Buboy Golate.”

    This Golate sold quite a number of “hot” cars he had stored at his clandestine “showroom” in Quezon City.

    The International Police (Interpol) is said to be closely watching the activities of this Filipino “holy man.”

    Rumor has it that most of the expensive cars Golate brings into the country are stolen vehicles from Europe.

    Customs officials are well aware of his operation, having been alerted by concerned car dealers. As it was said, Golate is well-connected in BOC and in the Palace.

    The administration of Bert Lina, who had vowed to reinvigorate the anti-corruption drive at Aduana, would rather not lift a finger, according to one Customs insider.

    This is because the national elections are just 10 months away.

    Customs officials beholden to the Liberal Party will not do anything that may offend this smuggling lord and car thief Golate, who caters to members of the influential religious organization.


    Although only a few months are left before the Aquino administration steps down, National Irrigation Administration (NIA) chief Florencio Padernal wants all irrigation projects, over a million hectares in all, done by May 2016.

    Padernal, who took the helm as NIA head honcho only last year, is trying to accomplish an impossible feat by repairing hundreds of thousands of irrigation canals damaged by recent typhoons and building several dams to irrigate thousands of hectares of rice lands throughout the archipelago in a few months’ time.

    The Irrigation chief said he just wants to accomplish the unfinished programs of his predecessors…. irrigate most, if not all farmlands, leading to the country’s rice sufficiency.

    “So little time but we have to do our best to at least get closer to our target,” he added.

    On Wednesday, President Aquino, with his food security adviser, Secretary Francis Pangilinan, and NIA Administrator Padernal, will turn over several irrigation dams and canals to irrigation associations as part of the government’s commitment to help farmers.

    Padernal’s appointment ends when the President leaves Malacanang but irrigator groups hope that his stay at NIA would be extended by the next administration.



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    1. kya pla me naalis n malalaking tao s INC bukod ke Angel Manalo at SAMSUN? ito cguro dahilan bAT ngwawala ang grupo ni ANTONIO EBANGHELISTA.. dhil hindi n cla under ng Iglesia at madali n cla damputin ng gobyerno…

    2. anthony ebanghelista on

      Alam kong alam mo at kilala mo na kung sino ang totoong mga taong sangkot sa sinasabi mong katiwalian, tatanawin naming malaking utang na loob kung ito ay patuloy mong ibubunyag hanggang sa makarating sa kulungan ang mga taong iyan na sila rin ang dahilan ng mga kaguluhan ngayon sa loob ng Iglesia.

      More power to you sir!

    3. Daniel David on

      Kung hindi kaya ng namamahala baka itong hindi kapananampalataya ang makakalutas ng problema…

      Hindi ba’t nangyari noon na gumamit din naman ang Dios ng hindi kabilang sa bayan niya upang ilabas ang bayang Israel sa pagkaalipin sa Babylonia? Ngayon ang Iglesia na ito ay alipin din ni BABYLYoNia… Kaya kailangang mailabas at mailigtas sa tuluyang pagkawasak!

    4. Carlos Junrado on

      Reveal him and his cohorts so that the long arm of the law will deal with them. Just make sure that the law enforcers will not be bought.

    5. Ilabas mo na ang amg name nila Erwin Tulfo, dapat under survilavance ang mga sindikato sa loob ng Church na ito, kapag mailbas mo yan.. ang laki ng utang na loob namin sa u.. ang laki ng anomalya ng mga yan.. abduction, killing, corruption at pang aapi sa mga members nito.. expose them please ng maisabulat na. contack those in social media na mga defenders.

      • Expose them please, malala na ang problema ng sa loob ng Church. wag mo silang tigilan, tutukan ninyo ng makita ninyo ang pang aabuso nila sa kaban ng church at pagnanakaw nila sa abuloy.

        sila ang nag abduct ng 10-12 ministers.. na hanggang ngayon hindi alam kung nasaan sila.

        sila ang mga dahilan ng pananakot sa mga members

    6. Congratulations!! Erwin. This time pina-bilib mo ako sa tapang mo for exposing this smuggler. Is this the same person who has a 4 story bldg here at Xavierville, where he keeps his “exotic luxury cars”?

      Again, congratulation Erwin, walang sinabi sila Ted sa tapang mo.

      • Nelson Rillon on

        Buboy Golate is just an alias. I would appreciate it if you could send me through email his real name. Our Church is in the rocks caused by persons who take advantage of their lofty positions in the Church. Thank you, Farmer Boy.