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Court affirms conviction of scam brains

The Court of Appeals. FILE PHOTO

The Court of Appeals has upheld a Makati Regional Trial Court’s conviction of Rosario Baladjay, the brains behind the Multitel pyramiding scam, on two counts of estafa, but modified her sentence by increasing her jail term.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOJ team that will handle Aman Futures case bared

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. FILE PHOTO

The Department of Justice (DoJ) has already organized the body that will handle the extradition and forfeiture of assets of Aman Futures Founder Manuel Amalilio.

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Barangay league prexy accused of running scam


The top official of the Barangay Councilors League of the Philippines (BCLP) has been accused of running a multimillion-peso investment scam that has defrauded people across the country.

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Rasuman pyramid scam brains arrested


The leader of the Rasuman group, an investment scam firm in Lanao Del Sur, was arrested Tuesday by joint police and National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) operatives in Marawi City.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

3 suspects linked to pyramiding scam in Mindanao arrested–report


Three suspects allegedly involved in a pyramiding scam in Mindanao were arrested Tuesday. Bashir Rasuman, his brother Jerome and Bashir’s son Coco surfaced separately. Bashir Rasuman was former undersecretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

More Zambo cops in scam relieved

The main gate of the Aman Futures office compound remains locked in Pagadian City. The president of the failed investment group surfaced Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at the Department of Justice (DOJ) to belie accusations he was involved in the P12-billion Ponzi scheme FILE PHOTO

Nearly two dozen police officials and personnel in Zamboanga del Sur have already been relieved from their posts by their superiors and asked to explain their roles in the operation of Aman Futures Group, which ran a scheme that duped about 15,000 people of some P12 billion in cash, according to the regional police.

Posted: November 19th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Investment ‘agent’ narrates money trail


Maria Donna Coyme, an investment “agent” of Aman Futures Group, has disclosed to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) the bank accounts of the group where money collected from investors were deposited.

Posted: November 19th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Lanao Sur gov’t takes custody of pyramid operator linked to Aman Futures

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Masique had a hard time carrying the two attaché cases, which contained about P2 million, to the bank.

Posted: November 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bigger scam in Lanao Sur


BEFORE the multibillion-peso Aman Futures pyramiding scam, there was an even bigger fraudulent moneymaking scheme in the south, according to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI).

Posted: November 18th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Failed ‘investments’ spawn abductions


THE FALLOUT from the Aman Futures pyramid scam has spiraled into a string of abductions involving angry investors and company agents taking the brunt for lost fortunes and blighted lives.

Posted: November 18th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Money pit

This is about greed. There are rich and educated people who also fall victim to these scams.”

Posted: November 17th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

DOJ forms panel to prepare syndicated estafa raps vs Aman Futures execs

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima created on Wednesday a panel of prosecutors to help some 15,000 victims duped in a multi-billion peso pyramid scam in the Visayas and Mindanao file cases of syndicated estafa against the operators of Aman Futures Group Philippines Inc., before the end of 2012.

Posted: November 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Alleged agent of investment firm tagged in P12-B pyramid scam killed


An alleged agent of Aman Futures – the investment company involved in a multi-billion-peso scam in Mindanao and Visayas – was found dead in a Zamboanga del Sur town with a bullet hole in the chest after he was abducted by unidentified men here on Monday.

Posted: November 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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