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Another agarwood investment scheme under scrutiny

Over 400 people have invested $9.5m with OPC, even as clients of TFV file police reports

Lorna Tan Invest Editor/Senior Correspondent

Another firm offering Agarwood Anvestment schemes with lucrative returns has come under scrutiny.

Over the past two years, home-grown firm One Plantation Capital (OPC) has attracted $9.5 million of investments from some 425 customers in a scheme to grow aquilaria trees – prized for the valuable agarwood or oud oil that is harvested from them and then used in perfumes and by spas. read more

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Investors cry foul over tree investments gone wrong

Firm that sold them aquilaria tree scheme has folded

Lorna Tan Invest Editor/Senior Correspondent  About 70 investors, including Singaporeans and foreigners working here, are crying foul over a scheme that effectively promised that their money could grow on trees.

In 2013, the investors poured sums ranging from $5,000 to $60,000 into a scheme to grow aquilaria trees – a prized tree that is harvested for valuable agarwood or oud oil, used in perfumes and spas. read more