testPDIC advises borrowers of Rural Bank of Alaminos (Laguna) to pay their obligations
The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC), the Receiver of the closed Rural Bank of Alaminos (Laguna), reminded borrowers of the bank to continue to pay their loans and transact only with authorized PDIC representatives.
In a statement, PDIC advised borrowers of the Rural Bank of Alaminos to pay their loans and other obligations directly at any Philippine National Bank (PNB) Branch under account name, PDIC FAO BURL – RURAL BANK OF ALAMINOS with Reference Number 373-0949-00013. The Receiver cautioned borrowers that it has discontinued the engagement of the bank’s collectors. PDIC has not engaged any person to collect the loans of the bank. To ensure proper recording of payments made by borrowers, it further advised borrowers to keep copies of the PNB Deposit/Payment Slips. The Receiver emphasized that only payments with validated PNB Deposit/Payment Slips shall be considered valid payments.
The Monetary Board (MB) placed the Rural Bank of Alaminos under the receivership of the PDIC by virtue of MB Resolution No. 1875 dated November 14, 2013. As Receiver, PDIC took over the bank on November 15, 2013. Upon takeover, all bank records were gathered, verified and validated.
Rural Bank of Alaminos is a three-unit bank located at 99 Rizal St., Alaminos, Laguna. Its two branches are located in San Pablo, Laguna and in Sto. Tomas, Batangas.
Borrowers of the bank may also communicate with the PDIC – Loans Management Department I at (02) 841-4760 or 841-4992. Queries may also be sent through email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) was established on June 22, 1963 by Republic Act 3591 to provide depositor protection and help maintain stability in the financial system by providing permanent and continuing deposit insurance. Effective June 1, 2009, the maximum deposit insurance coverage is P500,000 per depositor. All deposit accounts by a depositor in a closed bank maintained in the same right and capacity shall be added together. A joint account shall be insured separately from any individually-owned deposit account.
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