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Eight Pointers to Stay Safe While Shopping Online

With stay-at-home orders, MCO in Malaysia and Circuit Breaker in Singapore being imposed during 2020 and into 2021, online shopping and home delivery is at an all-time high.  Figures from analysts indicate that orders placed with Lazada, Shopee and Amazon have...

Seven Red Flags That May Indicate Fraud is Occurring Within Your Company

Businesses  regularly experience bouts of fraudulent activity, such as the unauthorized appropriation of physical and monetary company assets plus the misrepresentation of financial statements to make the company appear to be more economically productive successful...

Asset Recovery Process in Malaysia & Singapore

Asset Recovery involves a series of steps that helps rightful owners locate and regain their physical assets, cash or intellectual property through the careful planning and execution of an asset recovery strategy. A successful asset recovery strategy is based upon a...

Procurement Fraud threats to companies

There are five basic bid rigging schemes which target vulnerable procurement tenders

More scam and cheat schemes in 2021

More scam and cheat schemes in 2021 Mobile number portingScammers transfer a registered mobile phone number from one telco provider to a different provider without the knowledge of the owner followed by syncing the scammer’s mobile phone with the ported number to...

Learn to recognise and identify scams, so you don’t get cheated

Learn to recognise and identify scams, so you don’t get cheated   The Macau scam is fairly well known today - unwitting victims receives a phone call from an individual impersonating as an official of a significant establishment or organisation and is told that...

Glossary of Scams in Malaysia

LHDN impersonation scamsRecent years have seen scammers boldly impersonating Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri Malaysia (LHDN), approaching Malaysians with offers of rebates for overpaid taxes or worse, threats of legal action for overdue tax. Impersonation scams known as...

Business Email Compromise Scams Are On The Rise

Business Email Compromise Scams Are On The Rise There has been a surge in business email compromise (BEC) or email account compromise scams (EAC) in recent years, causing losses of Millions of Dollars every year to individuals, plus Small and Medium companies. This...

Fake Indigenous Australian artworks openly for sale

Fake Indigenous Australian Artworks Indigenous Australians [also known as `Aboriginals’] settled in Australia over 50,000 years ago [some estimates say possibly 100,000 years ago] and created their own cultures that have unique aspects not found elsewhere on earth,...

Issues with Listening Devices – aka `bugs’

Listening Devices – aka `bugs’Technical Surveillance is the security industry term for that laypeople would normally call a `bug’ – essentially a listening device that can be placed inside an office, vehicle, room etc. The Technical Surveillance device can then record...

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