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U.S. charges 412 people for health fraud, opioid scams

Jul 13, 2017 - 11:46 PM

(UPDATED) The charges involve doctors and others accused of operating pill mills that pump heavily addictive opioids like oxycodone into the streets through illegal prescription schemes

U.S. charges 412 people for health fraud, opioid scams

Globe tells subscribers to beware of fake collecting agents

Apr 12, 2017 - 3:45 PM

The telco outlines the process for collection of fees to help its subscribers identify potential scammers

Globe tells subscribers to beware of fake collecting agents

Online buy-and-sell 101: Ensuring a good deal

Apr 03, 2017 - 9:49 AM

There’s no better place to find a good deal than online. But how do you make sure you aren’t buying into a scam? Read on to find out

Online buy-and-sell 101: Ensuring a good deal

Australia, Malaysia, Singapore on love scam alert

Feb 13, 2017 - 5:53 PM

Victims are lured with promises of love and companionship into giving strangers money

Australia, Malaysia, Singapore on love scam alert

Court grants bail to Aman Futures scam alleged mastermind

Oct 27, 2016 - 9:26 AM

The Court of Appeals says the prosecution 'failed to prove' that former Pagadian City mayor Samuel Co 'performed any overt act in furtherance of the alleged conspiracy'

Court grants bail to Aman Futures scam alleged mastermind

Nigerian behind $60M online fraud network arrested – Interpol

Aug 01, 2016 - 4:46 PM

According to a statement from Interpol, 'The network compromised email accounts of small to medium businesses around the world including in Australia, Canada, India, Malaysia, Romania, South Africa, Thailand and the United States'

Nigerian behind $60M online fraud network arrested – Interpol

Do you know of au pair scams?

Jul 07, 2016 - 6:50 PM

Share with us your experiences or your stories. Help save another Filipino from being victimized.

Do you know of au pair scams?

SEC files raps vs 'agent' for using Facebook in shady deals

Apr 05, 2016 - 8:46 PM

The commission says that Mary Grace Miranda Lapid is not registered and claimed to be an agent of firms facing cases

SEC files raps vs 'agent' for using Facebook in shady deals

China arrests 21 over $7.6B Ponzi scam – report

Feb 01, 2016 - 4:06 PM

The arrests come after an online peer-to-peer lender turned out to be a giant Ponzi scheme

China arrests 21 over $7.6B Ponzi scam – report

Part 5: Annulment scam

Dec 31, 2015 - 10:00 AM

[The annulment business] When someone promises a quickie annulment, chances are they’re just faking it

Part 5: Annulment scam

SEC warns public against dealing with ex-PSE employee

Dec 29, 2015 - 12:04 PM

The unnamed individual, whose firm is not registered, is allegedly pooling funds from the public to be invested in PSE stocks promising quick returns as high as 50%

SEC warns public against dealing with ex-PSE employee

Slam the scam: How to spot investment fraud

Dec 11, 2015 - 12:42 PM

Does the offer promise “guaranteed wealth?” Avoid these red flags and protect your hard-earned money

Slam the scam: How to spot investment fraud

PSE to public: Be vigilant against investment scams

Dec 09, 2015 - 8:20 AM

The public should never believe in solicitations for stock market investments that guarantee returns on investment, the local bourse warns

PSE to public: Be vigilant against investment scams

Where do scam victims go? Put presidential desk at NAIA

Oct 30, 2015 - 12:21 PM

Senator Ralph Recto says the 32 million travellers who use the 4 airport terminals in Manila every year are 'a large constituency which can neither be ignored nor denied of service'

Where do scam victims go? Put presidential desk at NAIA

Recto pushes Senate probe into NAIA scams

Sep 26, 2015 - 12:33 PM

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto says continuing allegations of extortion against some NAIA personnel only show that government agencies operating in the airport 'have failed to curb the abuses on their own'

Recto pushes Senate probe into NAIA scams

Villar to NTC: Persuade telcos to help protect public vs text scams

Sep 03, 2015 - 3:49 PM

Senator Cynthia Villar says she will file a bill seeking the mandatory registration of prepaid SIM cards

Villar to NTC: Persuade telcos to help protect public vs text scams

OWWA to OFWs: 'Beware of loan scam'

Aug 15, 2015 - 12:30 PM

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration alerts OFWs on a new loan scam by predators pretending to be OWWA

OWWA to OFWs: 'Beware of loan scam'

SEC warns anew vs investment scams

Jul 22, 2015 - 5:16 PM

The commission cautions the public against SUCCESS200 and FLAG Prosperity for their unauthorized investment-taking activities

SEC warns anew vs investment scams

BSP warns the public versus text scams

May 13, 2015 - 6:28 PM

Apart from the central bank, the Philippine Stock Exchange also warns the investing public against ‘too good to be true’ investment schemes

BSP warns the public versus text scams

Court convicts ex-Satyam chief of fraud in 'India's Enron' case

Apr 09, 2015 - 5:01 PM

Byrraju Ramalinga Raju, his brother and 8 others are found guilty of manipulating Satyam's books in 2009 during the IT boom in India

Court convicts ex-Satyam chief of fraud in 'India's Enron' case

One Lightning Corporation submits to SEC probe

Mar 23, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Pyramiding company? The firm maintains that it is a legitimate corporation and awaits steps prescribed by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

One Lightning Corporation submits to SEC probe

Have you been hit by ‘One Lightning?'

Mar 13, 2015 - 4:53 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission says One Lightning Corporation has no license to sell products or accept investments beyond its registered business

Have you been hit by ‘One Lightning?'

Filipinos warned against accepting fake jobs in Canada

Mar 03, 2015 - 7:52 PM

The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto releases this announcement about a possible job scam in Canada

Filipinos warned against accepting fake jobs in Canada

[Executive Edge] The company protecting you from Internet scammers

Jun 28, 2014 - 4:13 PM

If you have a credit card or participated in e-commerce, there’s a good chance that Ralph Santos had a hand in your protection

[Executive Edge] The company protecting you from Internet scammers

Philippines deports 44 Taiwanese over Internet scam

Apr 24, 2014 - 9:48 PM

More than 400 Taiwanese have now been arrested and deported from the Philippines for involvement in such scams since 2012

Philippines deports 44 Taiwanese over Internet scam

PH, Taiwan sign crime-fighting pact

Apr 23, 2013 - 6:28 PM

The pact is aimed at cracking down on criminals who exploit the lack of diplomatic relations between both sides

PH, Taiwan sign crime-fighting pact

New scam targeting travellers going out of PH

Mar 05, 2013 - 1:28 PM

Their modus operandi involves “Travelling Basic Allowance Policy“ requiring passengers to show actual money at the airport before they are allowed to fly.

New scam targeting travellers going out of PH

Malacañang: Amalilio is a Filipino citizen

Jan 28, 2013 - 3:08 PM

Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda denies reports that Manuel Amalilio is a Malaysian citizen, arguing the National Bureau of Investigation has a certified true copy of his birth certificate

Malacañang: Amalilio is a Filipino citizen

Malaysian police stops Aman boss departure

Jan 25, 2013 - 5:48 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The scheduled departure of Emmanuel Amalilio for Manila encounters obstacles

Malaysian police stops Aman boss departure

Pyramid scam 'mastermind' returns to PH Friday

Jan 24, 2013 - 7:16 PM

Amalilio was arrested in Malaysia for possession of a fake passport

Pyramid scam 'mastermind' returns to PH Friday

Aman Futures boss arrested in Malaysia

Jan 23, 2013 - 12:53 PM

Malaysian authorities arrest Emmanuel Amalilio in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Aman Futures boss arrested in Malaysia

Apple fights app scams with screenshot locks

Jan 10, 2013 - 2:31 PM

Apple tries to protect consumers with a change to how app developers upload screenshots

Apple fights app scams with screenshot locks

Aman Futures president claims he's just a driver

Dec 27, 2012 - 7:44 PM

The President of Aman Futures Group Inc. Fernando Luna says Manuel Amarillo is the mastermind behind the pyramid scam

Hackers using Chrome, Facebook, Tumblr to get private data

Dec 20, 2012 - 12:48 PM

A new scam on Facebook is trying to get people to do the work to have their data on Google Chrome compromised

Hackers using Chrome, Facebook, Tumblr to get private data

Q and A with the dean of AIM

Dec 08, 2012 - 7:20 PM

'I make the pitch, but you make the decision. You knew what you were going for. Ok, I did not tell you the risks, but did you ask? No, you wanted the money.'

Q and A with the dean of AIM

Why are we so gullible?

Dec 08, 2012 - 11:49 AM

Next time you get hoodwinked into a scam, instead of saying you were gullible or greedy, you can say you just wanted to be liked

Why are we so gullible?

P200-M Aman Futures accounts frozen

Dec 04, 2012 - 12:32 PM

The Anti-Money Laundering Council says it has frozen the accounts of Aman Futures amounting to P200-M