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Package on hold

Requested from BOC by Eric Beley at 07:29 AM on Sep 18, 2019.
Purpose: for additional information
Date of Coverage: 09/13/2019 - 09/18/2019
Tracking no: #BOC-047526776702

Eric 07:29 AM, Sep 18, 2019

Hi I would like to request additional information with regards to this matter.

1.) Is Afablinx Global Logistics Services a legit cargo services?

2.) Someone send me a package with tracking number 98555868465 that is on hold saying it has a big currency inside.
https://www.afablinx.com/cn

3.) Who will issue anti money laundering certificate and anti terrorist certificate for us to complete the transaction?

4.) If it is kind of internet fraud? What will I do?

thank you and God bless

FOI Receiving 10:15 AM, Sep 23, 2019

September 23, 2019

Dear Eric,

Thank you for your request dated Sep 18, 2019 07:29:30 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Package on hold.

We received your request on Sep 18, 2019 07:29:30 AM and will respond on or before Oct 09, 2019 07:29:30 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEEJPQy0wNDc1MjY3NzY3MDIM, for request with ticket number #BOC-047526776702.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

Public Information & Assistance 10:35 AM, Sep 23, 2019

September 23, 2019

Dear Eric Beley,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Sep 18, 2019 07:29:30 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Package on hold.

Response to Request

As per verification, Afablinx Global Logistics Services is not an accredited forwarder. Please be informed that Bureau of Customs does not call, text or email just to inform the receiver to pay fees/duties and taxes as well as paying thru money remittance or personal bank accounts. This is a form of scam, please do not send any amount of money.

You may report such cases to PNP-Anti cybercrime unit for entrapment operations.

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Commissioner Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Public Information & Assistance Division
FOI Receiving Officer

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