Episode 183 – Scam and Jam – TFAL talks about Scams (Allegedly)

In this episode the TFAL crew talks about make out parties in the 1990s. Just Kidding! In this episode the TFAL crew talks about scams, the criminal kind. The crew talks about their recollection of prominent Filipino American scams that happened in Los Angeles like the infamous Jun Reodica who was the leader of a bank fraud scheme that unfortunately took advantage of Filipino Americans in the process of financing car purchases in the 1980s and 1990s. Then there is the recent LA Times article about former Philippine “actor” David Bunevacz who took advantage of investors in a fake weed business. Find out who the crew thinks would be the best scammer? Can you take a guess who we thought it would be?

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What are your experiences with scams? Have you ever gotten hooked into one? Have you committed one? Let us know (anonymously of course!) Leave us a voicemail (805) 394-TFAL or email us at  thisfilipinoamericanlife@gmail.com.

2 comments on “Episode 183 – Scam and Jam – TFAL talks about Scams (Allegedly)

  1. U_Dac says:

    May be for another show, but why do our relatives fall for (alleged) scams like Atomy and AmWay?

  2. Al Fillon says:

    Alfonso K. Fillon Life Experiences of a First Generation Filipino Caucasian Mestizo American – interesting historical Narrative of the Filipino Migration and first bridge generation

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