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SCAM NOTICE – Achieve Group’s Consultant in Malaysia

Posted on 17/04/2019 by achieve-admin

If you receive an unexpected email or call from someone pretending to be an Achieve Group’s Consultant in Malaysia, be wary as this could be a scam.

Achieve Group recently have found out from a candidate that someone has been claiming to be Achieve Group Consultant and used Consultant’s CEI Number and Achieve Career Consultant Pte Ltd’s Employment Agency Licence Number to send job ads on Facebook in Malaysia. They requested candidates to provide some personal information like bank details and etc. for the purpose of finalizing the job placement and even requested candidates to make cash payment in order to come to Singapore to work.

Should you receive any caller or sender whom happened to claim and represent ACHIEVE Group’s Consultant and informed you that you are successfully placed for job a position in Singapore, please ensure you verify the sender or caller’s identity against website  from Ministry of Manpower (MOM) to authenticate whether the consultant is a genuine licensed recruiter before you provide the relevant personal details needed for job application. Please ensure you do your due diligence to check and not trust the caller or sender as it could be a scam. Do also note that ACHIEVE Group do not collect any form of payment from candidates for the purpose of coming to Singapore to work.

You may check Consultant’s Identity and their CEI license number as shown below:

https://services.mom.gov.sg/eadirectory/

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR

  • Be wary of calls from people claiming to be Consultants of Achieve Group
  • Know that official agencies would not ask you to make payments over the phone or email of any kind
  • Be suspicious of callers or senders who don’t give you enough information about themselves to verify their identity

HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF

  • Do not follow the caller or sender’s instructions
  • Refrain from giving bank details, credit card numbers, OTP codes from tokens or passport numbers to strangers over the phone or emails

For Singapore:

  • If you have any information related to such crime, please call the Police hotline at 1800-255-0000, or submit the information online at www.police.gov.sg/iwitness.
  • Call ‘999’ if you require further Police assistance

For oversees:

  • You may wish to report this to your local Police or relevant authorities