A PRC reminder to all Licensed Professionals for a more Responsible Information Sharing
The Professional Regulation Commission would like to remind the public and all licensed professionals alike to be cautious in posting their respective professional identification cards on their various social media accounts as the information stated therein may be used for various illegal transactions.
According to reports, a public school teacher fell victim toidentity theft after posting his professional license on his social media account. The perpetrator allegedly used the teacher’s information stated in his license to apply for salary loans in multiple banks with an amount of PHP 800,000 in total.
With this incident, the Commission calls upon all licensed professionals to be vigilant and responsible in sharing their information to the public, including social media sites and other similar networks.