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Warning for Filipinos

Posted by Admin on March 17, 2007

Filipinos warned over net scams
By: MARIECAR JARA-PUYOD, Gulf Today: 3/17/2007

FILIPINOS in Dubai and the Northern Emirates have been warned and cautioned about Internet scams. Consul General Antonio Curameng issued the reminder during the monthly community meeting at the Philippine Consulate General on Friday.

He received a memorandum from the Department of Foreign Affairs-Office of the Personnel and Administrative Services assistant secretary Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, about an internet scam from a supposed British organisation and using the e-mail address of the Philippine Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, as the sender.

“Please don’t be gullible. Think very well before you respond,” said Curameng as he reminded the community not to put themselves at risk. Read the rest of this entry »


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