CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- An official of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in Pampanga warned the public against individuals posing as BSP officials who solicit sponsorships.

"The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas San Fernando branch in Pampanga warns the public against individuals and/or groups posing as BSP officials," Luzviminda Soriano, deputy director of the BSP here, said in a statement.

Soriano said that the individuals or groups posing as BSP representatives or officials are allegedly engaged in soliciting donations for a BSP-sponsored golf tournament.

She said the BSP San Fernando branch is not sponsoring any golf tournament and is not engaged in any form of solicitation.

Soriano advised the public to please report immediately any transactions of this nature to the BSP San Fernando Brach Office located at Greenfields, MacArthur Highway, Barangay Sindalan or call telephone number (045) 455-3836. (Chris Navarro)