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Beware of Development Bank of the Philippines Email Scam and Phishing Website!
DBP Alert Message -####-
"ACCOUNT SUSPENDED & BLOCKED"
We regret to inform our customers and the general public that we encountered an unexpected shutdown today
resulting in loss of data and financial records. You are hereby required to immediately restore and
reactivate your account/card below as inactive accounts will be terminated till further notice.
Activate Account : http://dbponline-s3.com/dbp.ph/dbp.megalink.htm
Development Bank of the Philippines.
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Look how this email suggests you to click a certain link to activate your account. If you click this link you will be redirected to certain kind of website which looks like this:
This is a photo snapshot of the purported Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) website which is a phishing website. Its website url is http://dbponline-s3.com/dbp.ph/dbp.megalink.htm which is different from the genuine DBP website url: http://www.dbp.ph.
A phishing website is a clone or fake website that mainly scams or deceives people like you who have bank accounts.
This phishing website requires you to enter your confidential information of your DBP account such as:
If you receive the same kind of email above, just ignore it and delete it. Banks never send an email that asks for your bank account's username, password, account number, and other personal information.
Useful Tips to Avoid Scams
Here's an official message from Leonora A. Fernandez, the First Vice President and Head of Corporate Affairs of the Development Bank of the Philippines:
Did you receive the same kind of email scam? Please share to us your experience in the comment below.
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