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Pyramid Scam Sparks Riot

News from Colombia: Victims of an enormous pyramid scam have overrun the offices of the companies that they say took their money. The Guardian reports that 66 agencies bilked Colombians out of more than $100 million in the last four months by promising lavish returns. When enraged customers arrived at one such company, in Cauca, they found a note reading: "Dear investors, thanks for trusting us and depositing your money. Now, for being stupid and believing in financial witchcraft, you will have to work for your money." Two loan managers in Pereira apparently overstayed their welcome and were caught by police while absconding with briefcases full of cash.