Kris denies losing P50-M to Aman scam

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Posted at Feb 15 2013 09:34 AM | Updated as of Feb 15 2013 05:40 PM

Queen of All Media Kris Aquino
MANILA, Philippines -- Queen of All Media Kris Aquino denied a newspaper report alleging that she was one of the victims of the investment scam run by Aman Futures Group.

In an interview on DZMM's Failon Ngayon hosted by Ted Failon on Friday, Kris, the youngest sister of President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III, said she never invested P50 million in the company of Aman founder Manuel Amalilio.

"Totoo naman talagang wala akong ininvest dito. Hindi ko sila kilala, hindi ko sila nakahalubilo, wala kong P50 million na inilagay sa Aman na yon," Kris said.

"I'm not passing the blame pero remember yung pinagiba mo doon sa Boracay, hindi ba kapangalan ko din ang may-ari noon? Hindi ba yung resort yung in-expose mo na walang permit... so baka naman (kapangalan)," Kris told Failon.

The actress-host admitted she had some friends who invested in the said investment firm but she was never offered to place any investment.

"Never. May kaibigan akong nag-invest diyan pero noong nabalitaan ko, sabi ko nakakatakot yung ganyan sobrang laki ng interest talaga. Sa sobrang pagpupuyat para kitain ang pera at paghihirap, so doon lang ako sa safe. Ayaw ko talaga ng risky na investment. Doon lang ako sa mga coupon, coupon at trust fund ng mga anak ko at sa SDA (special deposit account)," she said.

Currently, Kris is celebrating her 42nd birthday at a new resort in Siargao with her sons and closest friends including Zsa Zsa Padilla.