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Delfin Lee asks SC to order his release

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Delfin Lee: Did he? INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON FILE PHOTO

Detained businessman Delfin Lee, head of Globe Asiatique, on Monday asked the Supreme Court to order his release from detention and dismiss the petitions filed by the Department of Justice and the Home Development Mutual fund (Pag-IBIG).

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

NBI files estafa raps vs invest firm

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The National Bureau of Investigation has recommended the filing of a syndicated estafa case against officers and employees of an Iloilo-based financial investment firm that allegedly defrauded hundreds of investors of billions of pesos.

Posted: December 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Delfin Lee’s arrest warrant still stands – De Lima

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Globe Asiatique president Delfin Lee. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The warrant for the arrest of Globe Asiatique’s Delfin Lee still stands, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Monday despite the Court of Appeals’ order for law enforcers to stop the manhunt for the businessman who was accused in the P6.6 billion Globe Asiatique scam.

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Chinese nabbed for $242-M pyramid scam back home

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The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has arrested one of China’s most wanted fugitives, a businessman accused of operating a multimillion-dollar investment scam and gambling racket that victimized more than 40,000 people in his country.

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

DOJ approves syndicated estafa case vs Pagadian City mayor

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Manuel Amalilio. CONTRIBUTED FILE PHOTO

The Department of Justice (DOJ) approved the filing of syndicated estafa against former Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co, his wife Priscilla Ann and 10 others in connection with the alleged multi-billion Ponzi scheme of Aman Futures.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Firm linked to scam began with only P10M

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A financial investment firm that has allegedly defrauded hundreds of investors in Iloilo involving billions of pesos had a paid-up capital of P10 million, according to records of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Posted: June 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Pagadian mayor questions indictment

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Former Pagadian City Mayor Samuel S. Co.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The lawyer of Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co on Wednesday questioned the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) proceedings that led to issuance by a court of an arrest warrant against the local executive for alleged involvement in the multibillion-peso investment scam perpetrated by Aman Futures Inc.

Posted: April 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

De Lima warns coddlers of Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co

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Former Pagadian City Mayor Samuel S. Co.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima warned that anyone coddling Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co who has a pending warrant of arrest for syndicated estafa will also face criminal prosecution.

Posted: April 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

In gold they trust: Cold cash for ‘scrap’ jewelry

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Adela (not her real name) waited an hour and a half on a sofa along a hotel corridor while assistants of a foreign jewelry buyer went out to withdraw cash to purchase items from another seller who came before her.

Posted: April 14th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Mayor linked to investment scam questions arrest warrant

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Former Pagadian City Mayor Samuel S. Co.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co through his lawyers on Friday contested the arrest warrant issued against him by the Iligan City Regional Trial Court.

Posted: April 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Victims of Rasuman pyramiding scheme swarm Pasay police headquarters

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Jachob "Coco'' Rasuman. SCREENGRAB FROM YOUTUBE

Alleged victims of the infamous Rasuman pyramiding scam trooped to the Pasay City police headquarters following the arrest of Princess Tomawis Rasuman, wife of the alleged mastermind of the rip-off.

Posted: April 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Suspected scam leader Rasuman answers new raps at DOJ

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Suspected investment scam leader Jacob “Coco” Rasuman on Monday appeared for the first time since his arrest in November at the Department of Justice to subscribe to his counter-affidavits in 15 more syndicated estafa cases filed against him and his family.

Posted: March 19th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Rasuman asks DOJ to dismiss syndicated estafa case

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Jachob "Coco" Rasuman shows up at the Department of Justice and swears in on his counter-affidavit denying allegation that he defrauded investors in a Ponzi scheme. TETCH TORRES/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Jachob “Coco” Rasuman, the suspected leader of another investment scam group, on Monday denied the allegation of syndicated estafa filed against him by some 15 complainants.

Posted: March 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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