Another Aman exec surrenders; only Amalilio at-large

Posted at | Updated as of 01/16/13 2:30 AM

MANILA - Another accused in the Aman Futures pyramiding scam has surrendered to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to face syndicated estafa charges pending before a Pagadian City trial court.

Dhurwin Wenceslao surrendered to NBI Head Agent Sixto Comia of the Environmental and Wildlife Protection Investigation Division on Monday, according to NBI Deputy Director for Regional Operations Services Atty. Virgilio Mendez.

Wenceslao was charged along with the firm's founder, Manuel K. Amalilio and fellow Aman Futures officers Fernando R. Luna, Nimfa C. Luna, Lelian Lim Gan, Eduard L. Lim, Wilanie L. Fuentes, Naezelle M. Rodriguez, Lurix Lopez, and Donna Coyme.

All of the accused, except for Amalilio, who remains at-large, are now in the custody of the NBI national headquarters.

They will be brought to Pagadian City anytime to be presented to Regional Trial Court Branch 20 Presiding Judge Dennis Vicoy.

The trial court handed down a warrant for their arrest on two cases of syndicated estafa. The first case involves P46.66 million in damage claims while the second case involves P43.24 million in damages.