All valid insured deposit claims will be paid
The Monetary Board (MB) placed the Rural Bank of Bangar (La Union), Inc. under the receivership of the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) by virtue of MB Resolution No. 2107 dated December 19, 2012. As Receiver, PDIC took over the bank on December 20, 2012.
Rural Bank of Bangar is located at 2 Central East, Bangar, La Union. Latest available records show that as of September 30, 2012, Rural Bank of Bangar had 1,256 accounts with total deposit liabilities of P21.37 million. According to the latest Bank Information Sheet (BIS) as of June 30, 2012 filed by the Rural Bank of Bangar with the PDIC, the bank is majority owned by Juanito Jun S. Valdez (17.63%), Dionisia M. Lagunilla (9.22%), Zenaida Hermelina V. Galvez (9.01%); and Dante S. Valdez, Pedro Dominic S. Valdez, Melvin S. Valdez and Wilfredo S. Valdez (8.99% each). Its Chairman and President is Angeles O. Valdez.
In a statement, PDIC said that upon takeover, all bank records shall be gathered, verified and validated. The state deposit insurer assured depositors that all valid deposits shall be paid up to the maximum deposit insurance coverage of P500,000.
PDIC also announced that it will conduct a Depositors Forum on January 4, 2013 to inform depositors of the requirements and procedures for filing deposit insurance claims. Claim forms will also be distributed during the Depositors Forum. The schedule and venue of the Depositors Forum will be posted in the bank premises and in the PDIC website,Â www.pdic.gov.ph.
Depositors may update their addresses with PDIC representatives at the bank premises or during the Depositors Forum using the Depositor Update Forms to be furnished by PDIC representatives. Duly accomplished Depositor Update Forms should be submitted to PDIC representatives accompanied by a photo-bearing ID of the depositor with signature. Depositors may update their addresses until January 9, 2013.
Depositors with valid savings accounts with balances of P15,000 and below, who have no outstanding obligations with the Rural Bank of Bangar and who have complete and updated addresses with the bank, need not file deposit insurance claims. PDIC targets to start mailing payments to these depositors to their addresses recorded in the bank by the third week of January 2013.
The following should file their deposit insurance claims: 1) Depositors whose savings accounts have balances of more than P15,000, 2) All depositors who are holders of certificates of time deposits (CTDs), and 3) Depositors who have outstanding obligations regardless of type of account. The inclusive dates and schedule of the claims settlement operations for these accounts will be announced by the fourth week of January 2013 through notices to be posted in the bank premises and other public places as well as through the PDIC website, www.pdic.gov.ph.
For more information, depositors may communicate with PDIC Public Assistance personnel stationed at the bank premises. They may also call the PDIC Public Assistance Hotlines at (02) 841-4630 to (02) 841-4631, or email@example.com.
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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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