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U.S. labels Philippines as major money laundering site again

Mar 06, 2017 - 12:45 PM

For the US State Department money laundering remains a serious concern in the Philippines due to its international narcotics trade corruption and weak laws

DIRTY MONEY SITE. The US State Department says sophisticated transnational organized crime and drug trafficking organizations use the Philippines as a drug transit country. Rappler file photo

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

Nigerian behind $60M online fraud network arrested – Interpol

Aug 01, 2016 - 4:46 PM

According to a statement from Interpol The network compromised email accounts of small to medium businesses around the world including in Australia Canada India Malaysia Romania South Africa Thailand and the United States