Online Scams: What, How and Why
Emad Nurdin, Co-Founder, Swifty | Linnet Lee, CEO, Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM) | Elaine Fernandez, Social Psychologist and Head of the Psychology Department, HELP University
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Bursa Malaysia recently issued a warning for the public to be vigilant about online scams, which have been on the rise lately. First, we learn about the different kinds of scams and how to spot them. Then, we find out what to do if you’ve been the victim of a financial scam. Finally, we discuss the psychology behind all this.
To report possible scams, you can:
1. Investment scams: Go to Securities Commission Malaysia
2. Scams related to shares: Reach out to Bursa Malaysia
3. Financial scams: call 1300-88-5465 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Commercial scams: Go to the police and also make a report to Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM)
Image Source: Andrii Yalanskyi, Shutterstock
Produced by: Alia Zefri, Jeremy Ng, Adeline Choong
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan
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