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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...

Questionable hiring practices in Asia
causes Conflict of Interest for Banks

The UK based Barclays Bank PLC has become the latest international bank to reveal that U.S. authorities are investigating some of their hiring practices in Asia – suggesting a conflict of interest. Sources indicate that Barclays Bank is alleged to have improperly...

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson resigns
amid controversy over his resume

The spotlight has been brought to shine on the issue of executives lying in their resumes after allegations were levelled against Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson that he lied about his college degree. Research showed that in a series of published biographical statements...

Tips for better use of Due Diligence

It is all too common to hear about the business that went broke or lost millions following a decision to enter in an investment, joint venture or merger with another company that turned terribly sour. All that glitters is not gold. The usual reaction is to query how...