Netizen shares how father's savings stolen after clicking a legit-looking email

Netizen shares how father's savings stolen after clicking a legit-looking email

- A netizen shared how her father's savings ended up with a balance of P0.20 after he clicked on an email

- She shared that her father received an innocent and legit-looking email allegedly from Metrobank saying that his account has been disabled

- It asked the user to click on the "Reactivate Account" button so that he would be able to continue using their service

- Unfortunately, the depositor clicked on it, and in an instant, his savings were taken from him

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Katrina Lovely Constantino took to Facebook and shared the harrowing experience they had with hackers.

Her father received an email allegedly from Metrobank telling him that his account was suspended due to a high volume of unusual transactions, and it prompted him to click on the Reactivate Account.

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Netizen shares how father's hard-earned savings disappeared after clicking a legit-looking email
Photo: Katrina Lovely Constantino (@katrinalovelyconstantino)
Source: Facebook

Since her father was not really into tech, he clicked the legit-looking email and in a single instance, his savings ended up in smoke.

Hopefully, the lessons learned by Katrina and her dad will make more people aware and will remind everyone to be very careful when dealing with online banking or transactions.

She shared the photos from the scammer and warned others.

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