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Philippine National Police Chief Ronald Dela Rosa said it was a robbery attempt, not a terrorist attack, since the gunman did not purposefully kill any innocent person, although he did exchange gunfire with a security guard after robbing the casino.
Jesse Javier Carlos, the lone assailant in the Resorts World Manila attack on June 2 that left 37 guests and employees dead, failed to convince the Court of Appeals (CA) to order his reinstatement in government after he was dismissed from the Department of Finance (DOF).
The suspect was a former tax specialist at the Department of Finance, Albayalde said.
Albayalde said Carlos, a father of three, had a bank account with an outstanding debt of 4 million pesos ($81,000). His family had grown so concerned, they had asked casinos in the capital to ban him from entering since April 3.
The masked man stormed into the Resorts World casino and hotel complex in Manila on Friday with an M4 automatic rifle and a bottle of petrol, before setting alight a number of different rooms in the complex. He later doused his bed with gasoline and shot himself to death in the hotel room he retreated.
"That's why he was so mad at casinos", police spokesman Oscar Albayalde told a news conference, as cited by AFP.
"This became the cause of misunderstanding with his wife and parents", Albayalde said as he sat alongside Carlos's parents and wife at a press conference announcing the gunman's identity.
In his first remarks on the assault, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said that the attacker was simply "crazy".
He was then seen taking a lift to the second floor, where he took out his rifle as he bypassed a security check at the entrance and began shooting at ceilings and walls on the way to the gaming area.
Police believe Carlos, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, acted alone.
In 2014, Philippine newspapers had reported that Carlos was sacked from his job at the government's Finance Department "for grave misconduct and neglect of duty" because he failed to disclose that he owned a Manila house, a Toyota SUV and other business interests - an annual requirement for government officials and employees.
Nearly all of the 37 people killed in the incident died from smoke inhalation as a result of the fire.
"If he is really a terrorist, he could have shot everybody there", said Albayalde, commenting on the security footage.
"He is heavily indebted due to being hooked on casino gambling, according to his immediate family", Albayalde told a media briefing on Sunday, reiterating the attack was not "an act of terrorism".
"Carlos, whose total income from 2001 to 2011 grossed P2,460,156.00 was found by the Ombudsman to have purchased, in cold cash, two farm lots in Tanauan City, Batangas for P4,000,000.00 in 2010", it said.
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