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Aman Futures founder nabbed in Malaysia

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MANILA, Philippines—Emmanuel Amalilio, founder of Aman Futures, which figured in a widespread Ponzi scheme in Mindanao and the Visayas, has been arrested in Kota Kinabalu in the east Malaysian state of Sabah, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima confirmed on Wednesday.

She said Manuel Amalilio is already in the hands of Malaysian authorities.

“The Philippine embassy is already coordinating with the Malaysian police for his immediate deportation,” De Lima said adding that the copy of the warrant of arrest from the Pagadian Court is with the Malaysian police.

She said the National Bureau of Investigation is already working to secure Amalilio’s custody.

“He will be deported. He is a Filipino Citizen,” she said. With a report from Nancy Carvajal, Philippine Daily Inquirer

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    patay ka!!!!!!!!! pag balik mo sa mindanao siguradong wala ka na

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BL2GYU35SO6HTJUEAUTXS3QFYM George Lapulapu

    extradite. expedite.

    • ever green

      kulang pa po…..extradite, expedite, execute!!!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BL2GYU35SO6HTJUEAUTXS3QFYM George Lapulapu

        wag naman po..

        .. we are a nation of laws.. and it should be made available even to the lawless elements of our society..

        …we should not po break the law to prove that law breaking is wrong…

      • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

        we are a nation of laws.. and it should be made available even to the lawless elements of our society..

        well said.

      • ever green

        extradite, expedite, …….extinguish na lang……bago pa ma -exonerate at maka-exit ulit…..:)))

  • barangayboso

    tsk tsk tsk… tapos ka na boy…

  • Meow Ming

    Tapos ang maliligayang araw, swerte ng napagkatiwalaan sa itinagong pera.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    Now his accomplices in Pagadian might be trembling in fear because of the possibility of him belting out their names..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3X63ERZIWTOMAG3YCZLV4WBKU4 eric

    sana sa Mindanao ang trial at wag dalhin sa Manila. at gawing public yung trial. yari ‘to.

  • virgoyap

    Good! Now he should be made answerable to countless of investors in Pagadian and other neighboring  towns and cities for what he has done.

  • tukmoldinako

    Ayos yan, ganyan sana kabilis ang paghuli ng lahat na salarin, thanks to the cooperation of Malaysian Interpol, kaso ibigay kaya sa Pilipinas yan, LOL  pugot ulo yan sa Mindanao.

  • phantomofhope

    buti pa sa malaysia mabilis lang…satin asan na sina Ex-Gov Reyes at ang adik na si Ruben Ecleo?

  • w4d

    LOL….kung sa Malaysia sana siya nag pyramid, tapos dito siya sa ‘Pinas nagtago, malamang makakatakbo pa siyang politiko sa susunod na halalan.

    • Jane Tan

      Lol siya na ang magbibigay kay Enrile ng pera!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/6N45VTMWG44CSNC2G5WS33ZAHI MS. F3

    With all the money he siphoned from our poor (but gullible) kababayans, he managed only to hide in Malaysia? Well, what can you expect from a former janitor.

    • Jane Tan

      Lmao… yet our gullible kababayans believed that this janitor could do soooooo much better than accredited banks.

      • malek_abdul

        Emmanuel Amalilio is not a janitor…it is his aide Noynoy Luna who was a janitor and a driver.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

        Yeah, because the “kababayans” were much poorer than him. Ignorance is synonymous the poverty, yes?

      • GustoKoHappyKa

        Nah..even the all mighty educated americans falls for the ponzi scams..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZWTTKJTI57YO7TZBJC66GA2OLU dennis

    Good job! Please FREEZE his accounts (foreign and local) to prevent any flow of money.

  • marienkind

    Extradite him, set him free in his house in Mindanao and then let society deal with him. 

  • AllinLawisFair

    Bring him in and never allow him to escape again. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FMILZVJMPLRYOGFXL6PPNEVS24 Mike Arroyo

    Naniwala naman kayo na nahuli yan. Palabas lang yan para pampalubag loob sa mga gullible pinoys.

  • Paliwaweng

    what could be the best punishment for this sucker..,perhaps we should review the ways of the Inquisition dealt with what they percieved as their enemy.

    This is one:
    Strappado is a form of torture that began with the Medieval Inquisition. In one version, the hands of the accused were tied behind his back and the rope looped over a brace in the ceiling of the chamber or attached to a pulley. Then the subject was raised until he was hanging from his arms. This might cause the shoulders to pull out of their sockets. Sometimes, the torturers added a series of drops, jerking the subject up and down. Weights could be added to the ankles and feet to make the hanging even more painful.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

      mahirap yan. puyatin na lng ng 1 week, tapos alisan ng eye lids.

  • superpilipinas

    This guy is not the root cause of this problem. He just merely took advantage of the circumstances.

    to get to the root cause of the problem, you have to ask the question “Why” 5 times until you get to the bottom of it all.

    1. Why was this guy able to commit such a scam? Because the mayor permitted him.
    2. Why did the mayor permit him? Because no one can prevent him from doing so.
    3. Why wasn’t anyone able to prevent him? Because there is no law for anyone to prevent him.
    4. Why is there no such law? Because the people who are responsible did not make this law.
    5. Why did they not make this law? Because they are clowns.

    The root cause: Our government is run by clowns. They can’t even do the FOI law.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/LFYJ6JVB4XCMV63MXQDFKTTIBU Arnold

      pagdating nyan dito ang sagot nyan e why me? haha

    • danielmondejar

      you are asking 5 questions and at the end you have your answers!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/LFYJ6JVB4XCMV63MXQDFKTTIBU Arnold

    ang galing talaga ng mga malaysian police. pag dating nyan dito either makatakas yan o magbuhay hari sa kulungan…putang inang mga pulis natin mga bulok

    • whipnsaddle

      Puyang ina mo rin, ang galing mo…

      • ryepim


  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

    Baka kapag nakapag lagay na yan sa pulis, sabihin biglang nang-agaw ng baril.

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    ibalato niyo na lang sa akin at dahan dahan kong tatanggalin ang kanyang ang parti ng katawan.H A Y O P ka ang dami mong niloko….

  • victor1052

    That’s bad news. With all the money he has, he could bribe the authorities here or hire Fortun (lawyer of the ampatuans) to delay prosecution until all his victims die off of old age. Better leave him in malaysia to victimize the muslims there. Surely he will be beheaded or hanged, whichever comes first.

  • Barak_O

    i prefer rub out

  • wawa2172

    Laila..Laila…ayan ka na naman puro salita. Nang extradite si Dumlao at Aquino from the US ano ang nangyari. They are now a free man dahil napakahina nang kaso nyo sa Dacer-Corbito murder case. Si Ping pinauwi ni Noy so ayan ang ingay na sa Senate after being a fugitive for some month. AWOL si Ping but nakabalik sa upuan sa senado. So si Amalilio, pag na deport, he will just pay his bail and patatagalin ang kaso, mag kakalimutan then wala na ang kaso. Laila is never a top caliber DOJ she is just a talker and not a doer.  I would suggest na padaanin si Amalilio and cohorts sa check point nang PNP at AFP na si Maratnan ang team leader. Broadcast the ambush in ABS-CBN para may media coverage. Tiyak papalakpak ang mga manonood sa team ni Maratnan sa galing mag ambush. Sa katauhan ni Amalilio, walang maaawa sa kanya kung mag lalagos lagos ang bala sa kanyang katawan. Or if we want an instant justice, ilagay si Amalilio sa gitna nang Plaza sa Pagadian City at ipahabol sa mga na biktima niya. Tiyak kahit hiwalay hiwalay na ang katawan niya, gagatayin pa rin nang mga tao. I would suggest.pitikin muna nang mga biktima ang bayag ni Amalilio bago ipahabol sa taong bayan.

    • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo


      ilagay si Amalilio sa gitna nang Plaza sa Pagadian City bigyan ng aspile at papilahin lahat ng biktima nya. Soon enough mamamatay din sa saksak ng aspile yan pero matagal at ma sakit.

      This is what an old acquaintance said the townspeople did when they were able to a japanese soldier during the  war.

  • Fulpol

    12 billion pesos scammed??? a huge leverage for negotiation….

    malapit na ang eleksyon, kailangan ng pondo…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza


  • Lorebea Tamparong

    Ano kayang mangyayari kung si Amalilio ay nahuli sa checkpoint ni Marantan???                        
    1. I-rub out???
    2. Kukutungan???
    3. Itatago at peperahan???
    4. I-turn over sa NBI???
    5. Di cya makikilala ni Marantan???

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    malamang ma gripuhan yan sa selda… yari ka boy!

  • John Sulayman

    Good job! Now give me back my P1 investment!

  • Gerardo Barrica

    De Lima can always delay the hearing while she receives ample amount from the accused. Magiging Jokjok Bolante baga. Trial without conviction is freedom to the accused. Nasaan na ba ngayon si Bolante?
    Yakityyakyakyak ka jan De Lima.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VKT3B5OOXYBAL3Y527CWQEWRSE nestor

     Emmanuel Amalilio, tapos ka na.
    Ang taong ito ay dapat bigyan ng Pinakamabigat na Parusa.ang parusang hindi dapat pamarisan ng maging sino man.Ang galit ng Taong Bayan dapat din ibigay sa kanya upang mapawid din ang kanilang sama ng loob sa taong nanloko sa kanila.
    Pinakamagandang hatol dito ay isang Firing Squad, na lubos na makita ng taong bayan upang hindi na siya pamarisan ng iba……
    Kung magdedemanda ang Taong Bayan laban sa kanya malabo na ito, at  walang pag asa ng ibalik ang mga perang ninakaw sa Taong Bayan.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q44WFP7HTON4ZBYFABS6FEPEBI diemhang

    sa susunod na balita malamang, patay na yan, ang eksena-nang agaw ng baril, maraming malalaking tao at mga pulitiko kasabwat nyan

  • Your_King

    A lot of people including politicians may be nervous that he was caught because he may have a story to tell. It is tough to scam that many people and attain that much money illegally without some help from higher up who are in authoritative positions. So we will see soon how crooked and corrupt his scheme really was.

  • Emilio

    Amarillo swindled Filipinos and is called a thief and swindler. He will go to jail. This is very unfair. We have a convicted plunderer president who never went to jail and was never asked to return what he stole. We also have senators who are swindling the Filipino people on a daily basis, is not made to atone for their misdeeds, and to cap it all, get to be called honorables. Amarillo should become a senator where he will have immunity, and be with his peers. He will then have the title “your honor” .

    • puza65


      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UYCOAGIL35OAIRH2T6QH3IZUMY Ike

        puzza65, you did not get it. Emilio write it sarcastically to highlight what we are getting from our Govt official and what they had been doing to us. He is telling you that our Senators(whom you had voted) are no better than Amalilio.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza


  • pulis

    Ipakain na lang kay Lolong yan para hindi na pamarisan…

  • Rovingmoron

    Galing mo, dude! Ano bang natapos mo at ganun ka kagaling manloko ng mga hangal sa kwarta? Nag panggap ka pang Malaysian national, tsk…tsk…tsk. Ngayon ay pay back time kaso lang inubos mo na ata yung billions mo! Pero para sa akin mahina ka pa rin! With your millions and millions, you could have bought foreign citizenship elsewhere.

  • rjimenez1226

    Bakit hanggang  hindi pa rin nakakakulong si  Joekjoke Bolante:? Grrrrrrrrrr

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    Ipakagat sa hantik ang yagbols niyan araw-araw hanggang maging sunny-side-up na!

  • almostcad

    Hanggat may mga taong greedy, may maloloko pa iyang ponzi scheme.

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