Sime Darby Berhad (SDB) would like to notify that there have been attempts by unidentified individuals to solicit funds from the public through the unauthorised use of the Sime Darby name and logo in fraudulent messages offering business proposals and/or investments, claiming to represent SDB.
These fraudulent messages were made either through the WhatsApp messaging application or fake Facebook groups. SDB would like to categorically state that such business proposals and offers of investments are sent out with the malicious intent of defrauding the public and a police report has been made.
SDB does not have such investment plans/proposals in place and has not appointed any persons, entities and/or companies to offer such investment plans/proposals to the public, and at present, does not have an official Facebook profile or page.
The public should be wary of individuals, entities and companies making such business proposals. Members of the public should seek further clarification and verification by contacting SDB either via email at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone at 03-7623 2000.
For further information, please contact:
Tan Yee Pheng
Sime Darby Berhad