Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 "This being the case, the required 'combination or series' of overt criminal acts in order to raise the gravamen of the imputed acts
to the crime of plunder is absent, thereby constraining this Office to dismiss said charge," the ombudsman said.
However, a corporation may avoid imputation of its agent's wrongful acts, and the in pari delicto defense, wilh die "adverse interest exception." which relieves the corporation of imputed acts
not performed for the benefit of die corporation.
As for Gonzales' dismissal, the court majority said it "seriously doubts the correctness" of the Office of the President's conclusion that the imputed acts
amount to gross neglect of duty and betrayal of public trust.