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OFW falls victim to ATM scam in Cebu

/ 01:59 PM November 23, 2016

CEBU CITY — A 47-year-old overseas Filipino worker reported an incident of automated teller machine (ATM) scamming on Wednesday after finding out that he had lost money in his bank account.

Eniel Ybañez, a resident of Barangay Lutopan in Toledo City, said he discovered on Saturday that P200,000 was missing from his bank account.

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When he checked with the bank, he discovered that someone had made unauthorized withdrawals. He reported the incident to the office of Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak.

The amount was part of the P278,000 he saved while working in Qatar for two years as a construction worker. He returned home in May.

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Ybañez recalled that the last time he withdrew from his account was on Nov. 11 at the South General Hospital in Naga City.

At that time, he only took P4,000. CDG

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