By Jun Medina
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.
By Christine O. Avendaño
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.
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.
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.
By Tetch Torres
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.
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.
By Joseph Pimentel
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.
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.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
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.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Wednesday said it has deported 67 Chinese nationals suspected of being members of an international syndicate engaged in telecommunications, Internet and credit card fraud.
TAIPEI—Taiwan police said Wednesday that a record 827 suspected fraudsters, including nearly 500 Chinese and over 300 Taiwanese nationals, have been arrested in an international crackdown on the crime. The raids, involving police from China and seven countries in Southeast Asia, follow a previous operation in June when 598 suspects were rounded up, the Criminal [...]
By Jhunnex Napallacan
CEBU CITY, Philippines—Four alleged illegal recruiters were arrested for duping 23 persons, including nurses at a military hospital, a school principal and the wife of a police officer, into paying a total of P1.2 million in fees for non-existent jobs in London, police said. Eve Condevillamar, 36; her sister Ivy De Dios, 38; their mother [...]