Vil­lar warns pub­lic against text scams

Manila Bulletin - - National News -

Sen­a­tor Cyn­thia Vil­lar warned the pub­lic against text mes­sages and so­cial me­dia posts that sup­pos­edly use her name and her fam­ily’s foun­da­tion for scams. Vil­lar, di­rec­tor of Vil­lar So­cial In­sti­tute for Poverty Al­le­vi­a­tion or Vil­lar SIPAG, urged the pub­lic not to fall for mis­lead­ing mes­sages and posts that uses the foun­da­tion to swin­dle peo­ple. She cited a cer­tain Face­book page named “Vil­lar Foun­da­tion Li­breng Paba­hay 2018” which in­vited so­cial me­dia users to like and share its page to qual­ify for a sup­posed raf­fle of house on Dec. 31, 2017. The orig­i­nal post, how­ever, has been taken down. (Vanne Elaine P. Ter­ra­zola)

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