Aman Futures Group - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Aman Futures Group


Court grants bail to Aman Futures scam alleged mastermind

Oct 27, 2016 - 9:26 AM

The Court of Appeals says the prosecution failed to prove that former Pagadian City mayor Samuel Co performed any overt act in furtherance of the alleged conspiracy

Former Pagadian City mayor Samuel Co in 2012. Screengrab from ANC on YouTube

DFA orders probe into stalled Amalilio departure

Jan 26, 2013 - 5:39 PM

Members of the National Bureau of Investigation were supposed to fly Amalilio back to Manila from Kota Kinabalu on Friday January 25

Pyramid scam 'mastermind' returns to PH Friday

Jan 24, 2013 - 7:16 PM

Amalilio was arrested in Malaysia for possession of a fake passport

BACK IN MANILA. Amalilio - the man behind the multibillion peso scam - will be taken back to Manila by NBI agents on January 25. Screengrab from

Aman Futures boss arrested in Malaysia

Jan 23, 2013 - 12:53 PM

Malaysian authorities arrest Emmanuel Amalilio in Kota Kinabalu Malaysia

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Aman Futures president claims he's just a driver

Dec 27, 2012 - 7:44 PM

The President of Aman Futures Group Inc Fernando Luna says Manuel Amarillo is the mastermind behind the pyramid scam

NBI charges Pagadian mayor with estafa, graft

Dec 04, 2012 - 6:22 PM

Pagadian Mayor Samuel Co issued a temporary permit to Aman on July 27 even if the firm did not have a secondary license says the NBI


Timeline: The Aman Futures pyramid scam

Nov 28, 2012 - 8:04 PM

Rappler traces the development of the Aman Futures pyramid scam in Pagadian City and the alleged role played by Samuel Co

Board members of firm behind pyramid scam 'dummies'

Nov 27, 2012 - 8:34 PM

Officers of the Aman Futures Group claim they didn t know the group is operating a pyramid scam


Pagadian mayor denies hand in pyramid scam

Nov 27, 2012 - 1:25 PM

Co says he is being used as a scapegoat

DILG on Aman: No evidence local officials invested IRAs

Nov 26, 2012 - 6:24 PM

Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Austere Panadero says they have no evidence so far that local officials have invested their Internal Revenue Allotment in the Aman pyramid scam

FULL DISCLOSURE. Department of the Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Austere Panadero hopes that the new portal will make local governments more transparent and accountable. Photo by Natashya Gutierrez.

NBI links Pagadian mayor to pyramid scam

Nov 26, 2012 - 6:11 PM

The NBI says it has sufficient evidence to charge Pagadian Mayor Co with graft and estafa


Pagadian mayor, police file complaints vs alleged scammers

Nov 21, 2012 - 5:22 PM

Co has insisted he s a victim and is not part of the pyramid scam


DOJ readies subpoena vs 44 pyramid scam suspects

Nov 20, 2012 - 6:28 PM

The DOJ will also hold a preliminary investigation on the scam on November 27


After Aman Futures Group, another scammer in Mindanao?

Nov 19, 2012 - 5:04 PM

Another company allegedly engaged in a similar racket in Pagadian City was entrapped by police


Palace appeals to pyramid scam victims for sobriety

Nov 18, 2012 - 11:15 PM

The authorities are moving quickly on this Malacañang assures victims

BI on alert for people behind pyramid scam

Nov 16, 2012 - 10:00 PM

Both the BI and DOJ cannot stop them from leaving the country however