Irish Times | 11/14/2008 12:00:00 AM
Colombia seeks to recover millions after scam
Nov 15 -- Colombian authorities scrambled today to recover hundreds of millions of dollars lost in pyramid schemes and offered to help poor Colombians who lost their shirts in the massive scam.
At least one person has been killed in violence triggered by the collapse around the country of illegal agencies such as DRFE or "Quick, Easy, Effective Cash", which allegedly lured thousands of small investors with promises of returns of up to 150 per cent.
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