‘Powerful people’ pressuring TIM?

MANILA – Last week, a top official of poll automation project’s local partner Total Information Management (TIM) got calls from a well-connected businessman.

A source familiar with the poll automation project of TIM, which has 60 percent equity in the winning consortium, told abs-cbnNEWS.com/Newsbreak that the TIM official was told to “cooperate” since “powerful people are being offended.”

The calls came at the time TIM was stalling in signing the incorporation papers for the registration of its joint venture partnership with Barbados-based Smartmatic with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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