- A Hospitality Management student from Iloilo has recently become the victim of an online scam after he bought a laptop online
- In the viral post, the 20-year-old student shared his experience after his package was delivered to him
- It can be noted that due to the pandemic, classroom learnings have turned to e-learning or virtual classrooms
- This prompted various students to find and buy tablets or laptops online to help them continue their education amid the pandemic
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Due to the threat of the coronavirus, classroom learnings have been temporarily suspended which prompted various local schools to rely on the power of technology.
Nowadays, schools have opened online learnings or virtual classrooms for students. This, in return, prompted students to look and buy tablets or laptops on the internet.
Just recently, KAMI learned that Arthur Baylon, a 20-year-old student from Iloilo has become a victim of an online scam after he bought a laptop from an online store.
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In the online post of RMN Iloilo, the laptop Arthur bought was worth P23,699 in the online shopping store.
However, when it arrived in his home, the 20-year-old student was shocked to find three pieces of stone instead of the laptop he bought after opening the package.
It can be worth noting that due to the ongoing pandemic, the demand for online shopping has skyrocketed.
The said story also garnered various news and reactions from netizens on social media.
"Dapat magreklamo dun sa company tungkol dito."
"Nakakaawa naman yun bata sana matulungan o magawan ng paraan."
"Pwede pa ata irefund yan or ibalik kasi may proof naman na di yun ang natanggap niya."
"That's why we need to check the terms and conditions of online shop that we are using, especially the return and refund policy."
Just recently, authorities warned the public, especially parents and guardians, about the online trend called 'Drop Your Beautiful Daughter' and 'Drop Your Beautiful Son' challenge.
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