All creditors of the closed Rural Bank of Santa Fe (Romblon), Inc. have until January 23, 2022 to file their claims against the assets of the closed bank either by e-mail, mail, or personally.
Creditors refer to any individual or entity with a valid claim against the assets of the closed Rural Bank of Santa Fe (Romblon), Inc. and include depositors whose deposits exceed the maximum deposit insurance coverage (MDIC) of P500,000.
The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) said that various ways to file claims are available to creditors and depositors with uninsured deposits.
Claims may be filed:
1. Online through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org;
2. Through mail addressed to the PDIC Public Assistance Department, 3rd Floor, SSS Bldg., 6782 Ayala Avenue corner V.A. Rufino St., Makati City 1226. Claims filed by mail must have a postmark dated not later than January 23, 2022; or
3. Personal filing on an appointment basis at the PDIC Public Assistance Center located at the 3rd Floor, SSS Bldg., 6782 Ayala Avenue corner V.A. Rufino St., Makati City, Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
To make an appointment, clients may call the Public Assistance Hotline at (02) 8841-4141 or at Toll Free number 1-800-1-888-7342 or 1-800-1-888-PDIC, send an e-mail to email@example.com, or send a private message at PDIC’s official Facebook page, www.facebook.com/OfficialPDIC.
The prescribed Claim Form against the assets of the closed bank may be downloaded from the PDIC website, http://www.pdic.gov.ph/files/Claim_Form_Against_Assets_of_Closed_Banks.pdf. PDIC reminds creditors to transact only with authorized PDIC personnel.
Claims filed after January 23, 2022 shall be disallowed. PDIC, as Receiver, shall notify creditors of denial of claims through mail. Claims denied or disallowed by the PDIC may be filed with the liquidation court within 60 days from receipt of final notice of denial of claim or within 20 days from date of publication of the Order setting the Petition for Assistance in the Liquidation Proceeding for initial hearing, whichever is later.
In addition, PDIC said that depositors with account balances of more than the maximum deposit insurance coverage (MDIC) of P500,000 who have already filed claims for the insured portion of their deposits as of January 23, 2022 are deemed to have filed their claims for the uninsured portion or the amount in excess of the MDIC.
PDIC, as Receiver of closed banks, requires personal data from creditors to be able to process their claims and protects these data in compliance with the Data Privacy Act of 2012.
Rural Bank of Santa Fe (Romblon), Inc. was ordered closed by the Monetary Board (MB) of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on October 21, 2021 and PDIC, as the designated Receiver, was directed by the MB to proceed with the takeover and liquidation of the closed bank in accordance with Section 12(a) of Republic Act No. 3591, as amended. It is a single-unit rural bank located at 127 P. Contes St., Brgy. Poblacion, Santa Fe, Romblon.
All requests and inquiries relating to Rural Bank of Santa Fe (Romblon), Inc. shall be addressed to the PDIC Public Assistance Department through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or through telephone number (02) 8841-4141. Depositors and creditors outside Metro Manila may call the PDIC Toll Free Hotline during office hours at 1-800-1-888-PDIC (7342). Inquiries may also be sent as private message at Facebook through www.facebook.com/OfficialPDIC.