BBC News | 11/13/2008 12:00:00 AM
Colombians riot over pyramid scam
Nov 13 -- Thousands of Colombians have taken part in violent protests in several cities to demand the return of money invested in disreputable financial schemes.
In Popayan in the south-western department of Cauca, 2,000 depositors stormed an investment firm's offices.
In Pereira, in Risaralda, police caught two men hurrying out the back door of a scheme's office with suitcases of cash.
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