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Guarding against investment scams

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AMAN SCAM BRAINS FALLS    Aman Futures founder Manuel Amalilio, whose investment scheme duped some 15,000 Filipinos of about P12 billion, was arrested in Kota Kinabalu on Jan. 22. Five Aman Futures directors—(from left) Wilanie Fuentes, Naezelle Rodriguez, Leilan Lim Gan, Lurix Lopez and Eduard Lim—have surrendered to the NBI. Photo: NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

One of the frequently asked questions regarding investment scams is: Why do people continue to fall for such scams, despite numerous education or financial literacy campaigns, notices, advisories, alerts and warnings from public and private organizations as well as the media?

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Talk of the Town | Read More »

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