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Aman execs plead not guilty

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Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Regional Director Atty. Lindeza Rogero-Gavino talk with the 3 of the victims of Aman Futures Group Philippines Inc that visited her office. CDN/LITO TECSON

Under heavy guard from the National Bureau of Investigation and the Philippine National Police, the president and other executives of the fraudulent investment company Aman Futures were arraigned Thursday for syndicated estafa.

Posted: May 3rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Malaysian FM supports Amalilio extradition—DFA

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Manuel Amalilio. Contributed photo

Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman is “strongly advocating the early turnover” of suspected pyramid scam leader Manuel Amalilio to the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Friday.

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Amalilio assets in Malaysia frozen, says De Lima

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Saturday that the assets in Malaysia of alleged investment scam mastermind Manuel Amalilio have been frozen by Malaysian authorities.

Posted: February 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Malaysia rejects PH plea to extradite Amalilio

Manuel Amalilio. Contributed photo

Malaysia is not planning to extradite a man wanted in the Philippines for duping 15,000 people in a P12-billion investment scam despite a request from Manila.

Posted: February 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Sabah police chief: Amalilio no kin of Sabah political family

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Manuel Amalilio. Contributed photo

A fugitive wanted by Philippine police for cheating over 15,000 people is not in any way linked to a political family in Sabah.

Posted: February 6th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Roxas: Not clear why Sabah chief stopped Amalilio deportation

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Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas. FILE PHOTO

It was the chief minister of Sabah no less who stopped the repatriation to the Philippines of fugitive Manuel Amalilio, the alleged ringleader of the P12-billion Ponzi scheme that victimized 15,000 Filipinos, according to Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

No explanation vs Amalilio deportation; suspect said to be Sabah exec’s kin

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Manuel Amalilio. Contributed photo

Tension gripped a holding area of the Kota Kinabalu International Airport when a man said to be a ranking official of the Malaysian Royal Police barged into the room where a Philippine government delegation and Ponzi scheme operator Manuel Amalilio were staying and ordered the Filipinos to get out, a source who was present in the room told the Philippine Daily Inquirer Saturday.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Aquino still optimistic about Amalilio deportation

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President Benigno S. Aquino III. Malacañang Photo Bureau

President Benigno Aquino III expressed confidence here Friday night that suspected investment scammer Manuel Amalilio would soon be repatriated to the Philippines to face trial and then sent to jail for ripping off many small investors.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

‘Higher ups’ prevented Amalilio deportation—De Lima

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Justice Secretary Leila De Lima. INQUIRER/Niño Jesus Orbeta

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said it was the Malaysian Police Commissioner on orders of “higher ups” who stopped the Philippine government from taking back an alleged pyramid scam leader, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima disclosed Friday.

Posted: January 25th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

NBI fails to get alleged pyramid scam leader in Malaysia

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Manuel Amalilio. Contributed photo

Malaysian authorities prevented the head of the Aman Futures Group from leaving the country, according to Director Nonnatus Rojas of the National Bureau of Investigation.

Posted: January 25th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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