<body><script type="text/javascript"> function setAttributeOnload(object, attribute, val) { if(window.addEventListener) { window.addEventListener('load', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }, false); } else { window.attachEvent('onload', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }); } } </script> <div id="navbar-iframe-container"></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> gapi.load("gapi.iframes:gapi.iframes.style.bubble", function() { if (gapi.iframes && gapi.iframes.getContext) { gapi.iframes.getContext().openChild({ url: 'https://www.blogger.com/navbar.g?targetBlogID\x3d7294114\x26blogName\x3dCaptain\x27s+Log\x26publishMode\x3dPUBLISH_MODE_HOSTED\x26navbarType\x3dBLACK\x26layoutType\x3dCLASSIC\x26searchRoot\x3dhttp://jepoy.bengero.com/search\x26blogLocale\x3den_US\x26v\x3d2\x26homepageUrl\x3dhttp://jepoy.bengero.com/\x26vt\x3d-5041441038811922973', where: document.getElementById("navbar-iframe-container"), id: "navbar-iframe" }); } }); </script>

Captain's Log
Captain's Log
Subscribe to my feed, Captain's Log Enter your email address:

Stolen Adsense Check Found in Benguet
Tuesday, March 13, 2007

ADVERTISEMENTS


Captain's Log Stardate -316196.59



Just to give you an idea on how far Benguet is from Quezon City, look at the image above. I haven't been to Benguet but according to Kuya Noli, it's an approx. 8-hour drive.

Google just sent the copy of my stolen check and according to the stamps and computer prints on the check, it was deposited last February 15, 2007 at the La Trinidad, Benguet branch of Allied Bank.



I've already called the branch and according to Allona, the person I talked to, my check was deposited by a Money Changer. The money changer apparently bought my check from the person who "stole" it. Deja vu?

The bank said that they will immediately notify the account holder (money changer) and would contact me again in a few days. She was even surprised when I gave my phone number as the area code is (2). I asked her, "Hindi ba kayo nagtaka at Quezon City yung address nung check at dyan pa umabot sa Benguet?". She keeps on apologizing and said that she would do her best to help me. She also said that I shouldn't be worried and I will get my money back once they've notified the account holder and receive a notice from Citibank.

Not to be worried? Suuure... my Adsense check for this month might already be in the hands of these postal bastards and I should be worried? Everyone using the Philippine Postal Service should be worried.

If banks like these allow for 2nd endorsements of checks as easy as this, you're better of sending your money without even enclosing it in envelopes via Phipost. My check is in US Dollars, they should have atleast required the money changer to submit a copy of the ID the supposedly seller/owner of my check. That way, we could post the face of that damn bastard and trace where the hell he lives. Or better yet, banks should not accept 2nd endorsement checks especially if the check is in foreign currency or the one depositing it is a Money Changer.

My Adsense checks usually arrives every 20th-23rd of every month. My check was deposited much more early than it usually arrives, so my current check for this month might already be in the hands of those Philpost bastards.

It doesn't matter if your check is in Philippine Peso or US Dollars to be stolen and en-cashed. The only solution is to have your checks delivered via secured shipping, as in Adsense's case --secured $24 mail from DHL. Following Yuga's advice, I've already set my payments on hold, maybe about 3 months, and have joined the DHL club.

I've already removed Philpost as one of our available shipping methods on our online store, and I hope that everyone who reads this post will stop using this useless and service.

Sending something via Philpost is like giving your things away for free.


*Computer end log*


Posted by Jepoy @ 3/13/2007 06:09:00 PM
Post a comment! | Email This Story!
8 comments | | View blog reactions

Love my blog? Then subscribe by entering your email address below. You will receive blog updates directly to your inbox.
 Enter your email address:

LINKS OR TRACKBACKS:

Create a Link





Search the Web or My Blog for Stolen Adsense Check Found in Benguet
 
Custom Search

THERE ARE 8 COMMENT(S) ON THIS POST:

Posted by Anonymous Mr. Postman on Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 10:18:00 AM GMT+8:  
Well, I wonder what the account holder would say. I suggest you report this to the police or to someone who can do something about this. This is not a small deal, this is a BIG issue! Make sure the persons involved go to jail, don't just be a quiet victim, be a loud one!

Posted by Anonymous jhay on Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 9:20:00 PM GMT+8:  
Yike! I'm still waiting for my very first AdSense cheque and already I'm worried.

Posted by Anonymous Jaypee on Thursday, March 15, 2007 at 1:10:00 PM GMT+8:  
It's good that you were able to trace your lost check. Hopefully you get your money or the check back. I'm sure this is not an isolated case. I'm thinking a syndicate or group of people are behind this. Bloggers in the Philippines who have Adsense should take the necessary measures to keep their checks safe. Philippine Postal Service really sucks! The government should do something about this. Like what Mr Postman said, the authorities should be notified about this.

Posted by Blogger Karlo on Friday, March 16, 2007 at 11:55:00 AM GMT+8:  
hahahaha! you can only encounter that here in the philippines, san ka pa!!!!!!!! mga patay gutom talga pinoy -_-

Posted by Anonymous sarubesan on Monday, March 19, 2007 at 9:01:00 AM GMT+8:  
quoted from an insurance tv ad:

"it's so easy, a caveman can do it".


sa sitwasyon mo:

"it is sooo easy, an Igorot can do it".... ;p

Posted by Anonymous Sonnie on Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at 8:25:00 AM GMT+8:  
Jail those bastards! Kaya nagiging most corrupt country tayo eh...

Posted by Blogger Laibeus Lord on Thursday, March 29, 2007 at 8:10:00 AM GMT+8:  
on the bank's side... lolz... weird and crazy..

Posted by Anonymous journeyist on Wednesday, July 25, 2007 at 12:56:00 PM GMT+8:  
...this is one more reason why we need Paypal to get the Philippines delisted from its list of "limited" countries! Pronto!

...on the other hand, this is one more reason why Paypal would put the Philippines on hold as a "limited" country forever...!

Post a Comment

Comments on Captain's Log are moderated. Comments will not be visible until it has been approved.

Please choose the NAME/URL field when posting a comment if you do not have an account with OpenID, Google, Gmail, LiveJournal, or Wordpress.com.
Anonymous comments will be rejected.



Click here for Related Content
Subscribe to Post [Atom]
Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]
Comments? Suggestions? Violent reactions? Click here to contact me. Otherwise, post your comment here.

Ferengi Rules of Acquisition #1 Once you have their money, never give it back. Click the DONATE button to donate any amount :~)
   
My Amazon.com Wish List Ferengi Rules of Acquisition #164 Never spend your own money when you can spend someone else's. So why not buy the things from my wishlist? :~)


Sign up for PayPal and start accepting credit card payments instantly.

Tim Cumper Watch
SCAM HOAX ALERT: The Tim Cumper Scam
GameOPS' Official Statement on the Accusations of Pierre Tito Galla

Search

 

Join the Captain's Log Community



Twitter
    Categories
    - Anime
    - Anything Goes
    - Blogging
    - Contests
    - Current Events
    - Events
    - Freewares
    - Gadgets
    - Hardware
    - Internet
    - LOL
    - Movies
    - Mobile
    - Personal
    - Photography
    - Polls
    - Showbiz
    - Site Updates
    - Tips and Tricks
    - Tutorials
    - Video Games
    - Videos
    Starfleet Blogs
    - Lalaine
    - Mocha
    - Kuya Pau
    - Euri
    - Noelle
    - Siopao Master
    - Rochelle
    - Rocky
    - Pepper
    - Glen
    - Mark
    - Ka Edong
    - J-Spot
    - Karen
    - Barrio Siete
    - Mike
    - Bong
    - Nostalgia-M
    Sponsored Links



    MyBlogLog




    Hailing Frequencies


    You can reach me via my email above or via this Contact Form.

    You can also reach me on SMS via my public mobile +639165777270 or send GAMEOPS <space> JEPOY <space> YOUR MESSAGE to 2299.
    Use this widget to privately upload files to me using drop.io: simple private sharing




     
    Recent Entries
    - Destiny is n00b Friendly
    - Piracy in the Philippines: A Retrospective
    - Super Twins Director Denies Rip-Off
    - Super Mario Galaxy GDC 2007 Trailer
    - HARD GAY... FOOOOOOOOOOO!!!
    - New Spiderman 3 Preview
    - Windows Vista Cracked
    - My Adsense Check Has Been Stolen
    - Night At The Hospital
    - BADTRIP!
    Popular Entries
    - hospitalscams.blogspot.com = Severe Case of Psychosis
    - ├╝mobile Invite Codes Giveaway!
    - PLDT Landline Plus Hands-on
    - Pinoy Big Brother Scandal
    - Super Twins Director Denies Rip-off
    - Ellen Adarna Graces UNO Magazine
    - Maria Ozawa's Trip to the Philippines
    - Sigaw ng Bayan's 9 Million
    - Thank You Friendster :)
    Personal Blogging
    Archives
    - June 2004
    - July 2004
    - August 2004
    - September 2004
    - October 2004
    - November 2004
    - December 2004
    - January 2005
    - February 2005
    - March 2005
    - April 2005
    - May 2005
    - June 2005
    - July 2005
    - August 2005
    - September 2005
    - October 2005
    - November 2005
    - December 2005
    - January 2006
    - February 2006
    - March 2006
    - April 2006
    - May 2006
    - June 2006
    - July 2006
    - August 2006
    - September 2006
    - October 2006
    - November 2006
    - December 2006
    - January 2007
    - February 2007
    - March 2007
    - April 2007
    - May 2007
    - June 2007
    - July 2007
    - August 2007
    - September 2007
    - October 2007
    - December 2007
    - January 2008
    - February 2008
    - March 2008
    - April 2008
    - May 2008
    - June 2008
    - July 2008
    - August 2008
    - September 2008
    - October 2008
    - November 2008
    - December 2008
    - January 2009
    - February 2009
    - March 2009
    - April 2009
    - May 2009
    - June 2009
    - July 2009
    - August 2009
    - September 2009
    - October 2009
    - November 2009
    - December 2009
    - January 2010
    - February 2010
    - March 2010
    - April 2010
    - May 2010
    - June 2010
    - July 2010
    - September 2010
    - November 2010
    - December 2010
    - August 2011
    - November 2011
    Transporter / Site Menu
    - About Me
    - About Captain's Log
    - Favorite Links
    - Advertise
    - Subscribe
    - Licensing
    - Contact Me
    - Privacy Policy
    - Disclosure Policy
    - Photoblog
    - Personal Blog

    - Tierra Maria Estates Scam
    - Hospital Scams Hoax
    - Tim Cumper
    - Timothy Ellis Cumper
    - Ellumbra
    Entrecard
    Miscellaneous

    Design Inspired by:

    myDestiny Cable Internet
    Blue Fish Network



    Technology & Computers - Top Blogs Philippines

    Technology Blogs - Blog Top Sites

    Clicky Web Analytics


    My Amazon.com Wish List
     
     
     
       
     
     
    Captain's Log
    Creative Commons License
    Captain's Log by Jepoy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Philippine License.
    Captain's Log LCARS v4 Blogger Theme created by John Phillips Bengero. ©2004-2009.
    Star Trek and related logos are trademarks of CBS Studios/Paramount Pictures. ©1966-2009.
    Captain's Log
    ss_blog_claim=38e11f6a24f3a9ecf2a68b53f2e86feb ss_blog_claim=38e11f6a24f3a9ecf2a68b53f2e86feb