Retired Judge Paredes gets P100K back from LandBank

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/22/2017

ABOUT a week after he lost P100,000 in unauthorized automated teller machine (ATM) withdrawals, retired Judge Meinrado Paredes got the full amount back from the Land Bank of the Philippines-Capitol Branch. The amount, he said, was fully…

Charges elevated to court

Nestle L. Semilla 03/21/2017

The three Romanians tagged in the series of unauthorized ATM withdrawals in the Metro Cebu branches of the Land Bank of the Philippines waived their right to a preliminary investigation at the Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office yesterday.…

NBI BUILDS STRONG CASE VS ROMANIANS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/18/2017

Romanians claim innocence; not so, says NBI Claiming innocence and stuck in detention with close to P2,000 worth of sandwiches, donuts and coffee for lunch from a popular coffeehouse chain, the three Romanian nationals who were arrested…

SKIMMING HITS LANDBANK

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla, Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/15/2017

The number of skimming victims of holders of Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) automated teller machine (ATM) accounts rose yesterday with dozens of government personnel, including a ranking police officer, a Cebu Regional Trial Court (RTC)…

Skimming cases worry Osmeña

Inna Mejia 03/15/2017

WITH the recent automated teller machine (ATM) skimming cases happening again in different areas in Cebu City, Mayor Tomas Osmeña said the banking industry has to take responsibility. “Right now, from what I see across the board,…

Retired judge loses P100K to ATM scam

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/15/2017

MORE victims of unauthorized ATM withdrawals have come out, one of them Retired Judge Meinrado Paredes, who lost P100,000 from his Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) account. He said he discovered the unauthorized withdrawals from his…

Government employees victims of unauthorized withdrawals

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/14/2017

Money intended for the advance enrollment for her two elementary school children was gone from her Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) account. But Rosalie Baguio said she never withdrew the amount. Baguio, accountant II of the…

Cebu Bankers Club president says ATM ‘skimming’ incidents still for verification

Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/14/2017

The Cebu Bankers Club (CBC) issued an advisory to the banking public amid reports of suspected skimming incidents on Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) automated teller machines (ATM) in Cebu City over the weekend. Eugene Rigodon,…

Capitol’s P227M equipment procurement project hits another snag

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/01/2017

After taking two years to proceed with the procurement of P227-million worth of light and heavy equipment that will be used for road repairs and maintenance in the province, the project has yet met another delay —…

Tumulak holds banks accountable, Bankers’ Club assures victims of help

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Inna Mejia 11/21/2016

Following a string of unauthorized automated teller machine (ATM) withdrawals in Cebu by still unidentified scam artists, a member of the Cebu City Council, who was himself a victim, is now drafting a law that will require…