Landbank warns public against ‘Ayuda raffle’ scam circulating on Facebook
PASIG CITY, August 21 (PIA) — The Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) is warning the public against a scam circulating as Facebook post concerning the government’s cash assistance or ‘Ayuda’ that involve a raffle system.
On its official Faceook Page, LandBank said that there is no truth that it will be raffling-off the government’s cash assistance through social media.
“All cash assistance delivered by the Bank are handled out through proper channels by our branches and field units,” the LandBank said in its advisory.
It said the online scam is being spread by fake Facebook accounts and pages posing as LandBank, encouraging users to give personal information or to deliver mobile load or cash to remittance centers or prepaid e-wallets in order to allegedly receive cash assistance from the government.
LandBank, likewise, advises its customers and the public to avoid sharing their personal account details such as card number or CVV.
All official information from the Bank will only be posted on its official social media channels and website listed:
Facebook – www.facebook.com/landbankofficial
Instagram – www.instagram.com/landbankofficial
Twitter – www.twitter.com/LBP_Official
YouTube – www.youtube.com/landbankofficial
Website – www.landbank.com
Likewise, LandBank advises the public to report any suspicious activities or transactions through its 24/7 Customer Care Hotline at (02) 8-405-7000 or 1-800-10-405-7000 (PLDT Domestic Toll-Free Number) or email at email@example.com. (PIA-NCR)