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Whistle-blowing to the Beatles


It’s been 50 years since the Beatles first conquered young hearts the world over. Within days of their television appearance on the “Ed Sullivan Show” in New York, we left the Fifties for good.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Headlines | Read More »

Fil-Ams urge Aquino to go after US assets of Napoles


Filipino-American community leaders are urging the Philippine government to go after the US assets of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Napoles and her family as investigations suggest these assets may have been acquired with laundered funds.

Posted: September 10th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Gov’t lawyers to look into Amalilio assets in Malaysia

Manuel Amalilio. Contributed photo

The government will look into how much assets Manuel Amalilio owns in Malaysia in the form of investments in stocks and bank accounts, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Thursday.

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

De Lima maintains: Amalilio is Filipino, not Malaysian

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima reiterated Wednesday that Aman Futures Group founder Manuel Amalilio is a Filipino and not a Malaysian, Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported.

Posted: February 6th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Malaysian court jails Aman scam mastermind

Manuel Amalilio. Contributed photo

A Malaysian man accused of cheating 15,000 people in a massive pyramid scheme in the Philippines has been jailed for two years by the Magistrate’s Court here.

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

De Lima orders to check if pyramid scam suspect still in PH

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

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima has ordered the Bureau of Immigration to check if those involved in the P12-billion pyramid scam remained in the country.

Posted: November 14th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Sereno’s help sought vs ‘scam’ giving P60-M pay to Aussie who left PH in 1999

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. FILE PHOTO

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno was asked on Saturday to intervene and reopen for deliberation a 2009 Supreme Court decision that awarded P60 million in compensation to a foreigner who has not returned to the country even as his alleged claims moved forward in a labor court and in the highest court of the land.

Posted: September 2nd, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

30-year sentence for scammers who victimized Filipinos


State officials announced the sentencing of two men to more than 30 years in state prison for stealing more than $8 million from elderly and Filipino victims through an illegal pyramid scheme and phony stock sales.

Posted: April 18th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Malaysia arrests scores over China, Taiwan scam

Malaysia arrested 83 people mostly from China and Taiwan over a huge scam that netted billions of dollars, a day after authorities busted a major betting and fraud ring, police said Saturday.

Posted: April 7th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino doctor, wanted in US, now a medical reservist in AFP


Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) finally caught up with a Filipino doctor long wanted in the United States for allegedly defrauding the state of California of some $3 million in fake medical claims.

Posted: February 15th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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