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Scammers nabbed for selling liquid that turns peso bills into dollars

May 28, 2018 - 11:15 AM

Aroon James, Brown Akwe Fonboh, Guam Blanche Murphy will not be immediately deported. Their identities and nationalities are subject to investigation.

'MAGIC LIQUID'. Supposed members of an Angolan Budol-budol gang sell a liquid which they claim turns pesos into dollars, the PNP says. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Filipino arrested in Malaysia over ‘black money’ racket

Apr 18, 2014 - 12:50 PM

The Filipino woman is allegedly part of a syndicate duping victims to pay for chemicals that will supposedly clean fake money

MONEY SCAM. Malaysian police show the fake currencies allegedly used by a Filipina and an African in a “black money” scheme during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur Thursday. Photo courtesy: Bernama

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

Pagadian mayor says he distributed Aman checks 'to help my people'

Nov 28, 2012 - 1:28 PM

Pagadian Mayor Samuel Co confirms that he handed out checks from Aman to investors but insisted he had no involvement with the company and only meant to help investors get their money after the Aman offices closed down

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.

4 tips from PNoy on avoiding pyramid scams

Nov 20, 2012 - 5:19 PM

In the wake of the several pyramid scams that have victimized thousands of Filipinos President Aquino offers advice to investors on how to avoid similar scams in the future

ADVICE FROM THE PRESIDENT. President Benigno Aquino III talked about the Aman scam in the sidelines of the ASEAN-China Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo by Malacanang Photo Bureau.

Roxas relieves police chiefs over money scam

Nov 15, 2012 - 4:51 PM

Two police chiefs are relieved from their posts for their alleged failure to stop Aman Futures money scam in their province

Cebu police hunt officials of money scam

Nov 11, 2012 - 6:51 PM

Investigations are underway in Cebu to determine the officials of the investment firm that is accused of victimizing about 10 000 investors in Pagadian City and parts of Mindanao