By Tetch Torres-Tupas
Detained property developer Delfin Lee asked the Pampanga court to compel the government and the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) to provide him copies of documents, which he said the prosecution kept from him and was used to file criminal charges in court.
By Raul J. Palabrica
Finally, after going on the lam for nine months, former Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co and his wife, Priscilla, were arrested by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Taguig City to stand trial for syndicated estafa. They are accused of involvement in a P12-billion Ponzi investment scam allegedly perpetrated by Aman Futures [...]
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
The Department of Justice has dismissed the suit for syndicated estafa and swindling filed against former ambassador Alfonso Yuchengco, members of his family and other directors and officers of the bankrupt pre-need firm Pacific Plans Inc.
By Tonette Orejas
Fugitive housing developer Delfin Lee and four coaccused cannot leave the country on orders of the judge hearing the case of syndicated estafa against them.
Barring last-minute hitches, the Department of Justice is expected to release this week (or next) its resolution on the syndicated estafa charges filed against businessman Manuel Amalilio and his associates in Aman Futures Group Phils. Inc.