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CLAIM: On Tuesday, a text message claimed that Belmonte and Atayde are giving out P1,000 each to residents of Brgy. Bahay Toro, Bagong Bantay and Project 6. It said the eligible citizens must be wearing a green shirt to receive the cash and must show up at “Hereford St. cor Congre Ave.”

It added that Belmonte and Atayde (who was referred to as a congressman) were buying the three areas in Quezon City.

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This is false.

There was no such event that occurred. The Quezon City Public Information Office, moreover, warned the public on Tuesday that the message is intended to deceive citizens.

“This did not come from the local government of Quezon City or anyone who is serving it,” the QC PIO said in a statement in Filipino over Viber. 

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