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RUNNING AFTER ‘GHOST’ COMPANIES. The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), led by Commissioner Romeo D. Lumagui Jr. (foreground), files criminal information against five corporate officers and an accountant of two corporations allegedly involved in the selling, buying, and use of ghost receipts, before Quezon City’s Regional Trial Court and Metropolitan Trial Court on Thursday (Feb. 15, 2024). Lumagui said this is just the first batch of cases filed by the BIR against “ghost” corporations/sellers under its “Run After Fake Transactions” (RAFT) program. (By: Ben Briones)