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Pagadian exec linked to pyramid scam wins as mayor

May 20, 2019 - 5:47 PM

Samuel Co of the infamous Aman Futures Group defeats the incumbent mayor of Pagadian City in the May 13 elections

VICTORIOUS. PDP LABAN mayoral bet Samuel Co arise victorious as he was proclaimed as the winner for 2019 election bid on Saturday, May 18. Photo by Stephen Bryan Esic

Duterte, Aman Futures scam, Pacquiao| 12PM wRap

Oct 27, 2016 - 3:41 PM

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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

MRT upgrade, West PH 101, lechon smuggle | The wRap

Jan 06, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Malacanang says MRT and LRT improvements are about to begin The DFA wants the China conflict taught in schools Did VIP inmates use lechon or a roasted pig to smuggle contraband?

Lechon used to smuggle contraband in NBI?

Jan 05, 2015 - 7:12 PM

Inmates detained at the National Bureau of Investigation apparently got cash through two deliveries of lechon

MORE VIOLATIONS. National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) operatives inspect the confiscated materials prohibited inside the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa, south of Manila on December 16, 2014. A sex, drugs and bribery scandal at the Philippines' main prison, where a raid uncovered drug lords "living like kings" in luxury cells with stripper bars and jacuzzis, has shocked a country inured to tales of official corruption. File photo by AFP

Pagadian ex-mayor linked to Aman scam nabbed

Dec 15, 2013 - 12:35 PM

UPDATED Former Pagadian City mayor Samuel Co has been arrested in Manila in connection with the Aman Futures networking scam

Aman scam suspects face new estafa raps

Jul 24, 2013 - 9:15 AM

Department of Justice prosecutors in Cebu find probable cause for another round of charges against former Pagadian Mayor Samuel Co and 11 others

DISMISS THE CHARGES. Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co denies any link with Aman scam despite documentary evidence and witnesses implicating his involvement. Screenshot from ANC on YouTube.

Pagadian mayor asks CA to junk estafa raps

Apr 29, 2013 - 5:32 PM

Co s lawyers said the case against him was politically motivated

DISMISS THE CHARGES. Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co denies any link with Aman scam despite documentary evidence and witnesses implicating his involvement. Screenshot from ANC on YouTube.

Confusion in Pagadian City Hall

Apr 22, 2013 - 11:27 AM

Pagadian City Vice Mayor Romeo Pulmones who has assumed the post of OIC Mayor wants to avoid a clash with supporters of missing Mayor Samuel Co

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

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

Pagadian mayor denies hand in pyramid scam

Nov 27, 2012 - 1:25 PM

Co says he is being used as a scapegoat

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