On Dec 19, Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) director Commissioner Datuk Amar Singh had released a list of 30 companies that are involved in money scams or "money games" in 2017. The scam companies had affected almost a million victims and accrued losses of RM3.8 billion.
He said that many of these investors are tricked by thinking that they will get higher returns on their investment.
Below are a list of the 30 companies:
2. Capital Foster Advisor
3. Royal Gold (Gold investment)
4. Kongsi Makan
8. Century Dinasty
10. Bitcoin – Al Mubin Agarwood
11. Bitcoin - Bit Kingdom
12. MI1 Global Sdn Bhd
13. ZG Space City (M) Sdn Bhd
14. Farbel High Ventures / Farbel Rich
15. Roopers Burger
16. Pro Vending Machine
17. Saham 500 Plus
18. Kopi Pak Belalang
19. NHA Strategic Holding Bhd
20. Dana Kesultanan Raja-Raja dan Pelaburan Food Truck
21. Yayasan PBI 9PBI World (Berhad)
22. Share Investment Myzia Coin
23. AGR Holding
24.Forex - FXUnited
25. Forex - TrigerFX
27. Feenra Gold & Resources
29. Jihad Farisha Ventures
30. Mines and Metals
This year, Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) also have set up a portal to enable members of the public to check on the bank accounts of parties involved in cheating through online business transactions. You can read it more here; Cara menyemak peniaga scammer online.
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) regularly updated their BNM illegal Investment Company list which are neither authorised nor approved under the relevant laws and regulations administered by BNM. The list only serves as a guide to members of the public based on information and queries received by BNM.