The public is hereby warned that there are certain individuals or groups who solicit donations through text messages for the families of the SAF 44, mentioning the names of the Secretary of the Interior and Local Government and of the Secretary of the National Defense.
Be advised that this is a scam. The DILG does not authorize such solicitation. However, if you should wish to donate, you may contact the PNP, which has opened an account with the Land Bank of the Philippines specifically for said purpose.
If you receive any information on this scam, kindly report the same immediately to:
- DILG (attn: PSupt Jonathan A. Cabal), telephone number: (02) 9286713; mobile numbers: 09154208498, 09055269699, 09167857500; email address: firstname.lastname@example.org ; email@example.com; or
- Any police station.