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about 6 months ago

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about 8 months ago

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about 10 months ago

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about 1 year ago

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about 1 year ago

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about 1 year ago

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about 1 year ago

Former Police General Wenceslao "Wally" Sombero finally surfaced in today's Senate hearing on the Jack Lam bribery scandal. He tried to clear his name at the Senate hearing — and denied bribing officials of the Bureau of Immigration and the Justice Department.