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KAPA cries foul over ‘investment scam’ tag, open to probe

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Jun. 14, 19 | 9:20 pm

Members of the religious group Kapa-Community Ministry International Inc. are crying foul over the allegations that the group led by Pastor Joel Apolinario is an investment scam.

Kapa has more than 10 million members and majority of it are Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Kapa stands for Kabus Padatoon which means making poor people rich.

The scheme involves receiving donations and in exchange will get 30 percent monthly return often called as love gift or monthly blessings.

“We are open to any kind of investigation and are calling on for a stop to the harassment as KAPA branches have been raided by authorities despite halt in operations,” Danny Mangahas one of the members of Kapa said in a press briefing.

Mangahas said the group has yet to receive any complaints because most members faithfully receive their love gifts ranging from 10,000 to 2 million pesos.

“Kapa-Community Ministry Int’l is not a pyramiding scam as members are not required to recruit anyone or sell products, the group gets its profit from various businesses,” Mangahas said.

Mangahas admits he donated P100,000 to KAPA-Community Ministry and receives P30,000 per month.

The NBI on Tuesday said KAPA officials may face syndicated and large-scale estafa, which is a non-bailable offense.

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