By Gil C. Cabacungan
Lawmakers on Wednesday told government officials not to cry over the loss of Aman Futures Group head Manuel Amalilio to the Malaysians and instead start prosecuting governors, mayors and other local government officials who were instrumental in luring thousands of their constituents into putting money in the con man’s Ponzi scheme.
By Tetch Torres
Two of the incorporators of Aman Futures Group, the company involved in a P12 billion pyramiding scheme, surrendered to Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Friday.
By Jerome Aning
The president of the failed Aman Futures Group surfaced Thursday at the Department of Justice (DOJ) to belie accusations he was involved in the P12-billion Ponzi scheme that victimized some 15,000 people in the Visayas and Mindanao.
By Richel Umel
Mayor Samuel Co, in an apparent bid to project himself as among the victims and not a conspirator in the Aman scam, filed a complaint against those behind the activity in the city prosecutor’s office here.
Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama yesterday ordered the cancellation of the business permit issued to Aman Futures Group.
By TJ Burgonio
President Aquino on Thursday vowed to bring the key players of the latest pyramid scam to the “bar of justice’’ as the number of victims in the Visayas and Mindanao mounted.
By Tetch Torres
The Department of Justice has created a 14-man special panel to handle all complaints filed against Aman Futures Group, the company involved in a pyramid scam that gypped some 15,000 people in the Visayas and Mindanao of P12 billion.