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10 Tips to Protect Yourself from Illegal ATM Withdrawals

Several bank customers have reported experiencing cases of ATM fraud and illegal cash withdrawals from their account. Their main complaint: money in their bank account disappeared, although they did not authorize any withdrawals and they still have their ATM card with them. How did that happen? There

BPI defers Peso deposit, withdrawal fees to 2019

Not anymore this year, but in 2019. In an emailed statement, the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) disclosed that they are postponing to next year the implementation of new fees affecting certain Peso cash and withdrawal transactions. The said fees, announced last Monday, were supposed to take

BPI to charge P50-P100 fee on some Deposit and Withdrawal transactions

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) announced that some of their bank transactions that were previously offered for free will now have a corresponding fee effective September 1, 2018. Transactions that will have updated fees beginning September 1 include: Cash deposit from a branch in one

How to Get your New EMV Card from UnionBank (UBP)

All ATM and Debit Cards of UnionBank of the Philippines (UBP) that are still not EMV-enabled will no longer be usable by March 31, 2018. UBP announced this as they reminded clients to claim their EMV cards as soon as possible. From UnionBank’s official press

BDO: New EMV ATM Cards are Now Available

Announcement from BDO: You cannot anymore use your old BDO ATM cards. Unless you have replaced it with an EMV ATM card, you will be unable to use it in any of your transactions. This was the announcement of Banco de Oro (BDO) as they

Tips from BPI: How not to be a Victim of Fake Emails and Phishing Scams

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has constantly been issuing a warning to users of BPI ExpressOnline (BPI EOL), its online banking facility, against phishing emails. Phishing — pronounced “fishing” as in “fishing for information” — is a type of deception designed to steal