The Jamaica Observer | 11/23/2008 12:00:00 AM
OP-ED: The Colombian 'scheme' catastrophe
Nov 23 -- The Latin American country of Colombia has been plunged into turmoil by the activities of "alternative investment schemes" similar to some schemes in Jamaica. One scheme was even called DFRE which in Spanish stands for "Fast Easy Cash Money".
Colombians reacted with anger and violence. And the country went into meltdown. Three people have died, including one investor who lost all his money and committed suicide.
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