SCAM | Netizen warns of scammer pretending to be from MOH asking to claw again value of ART kits
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A netizen obtained an electronic mail that claimed to have been despatched from the Ministry of Health asking to claw again the price of ART kits.
After figuring out this to be a rip-off, he posted screenshots of the emails on the COMPLAINT Singapore Facebook web page as a warning to the general public. Mr Albert Lim posted the identical warning on his private web page.
He wrote, “Watch out for this new scam tactic, from scammers pretending to be from Ministry of Health asking to claw back ART kits cost. They actually know my company name, how many ART kits we requested, as well as the dates. The person who replied is spoofing actual MOH email domain.”
Mr Lim added that the particular person additionally offered a cellular quantity and his private electronic mail, a observe not accomplished by authorities officers.
Furthermore, when one among Mr Lim’s employees known as MOH, they had been instructed that it “sounds like a scam,” and upon checking, discovered that no such particular person works for MOH.
“So stay vigilant. This one looks legit, until i took a 2nd look of the name. Bloody 吃钱,” he added.
The electronic mail had been despatched on June 3 and required motion by June sixteenth.
The electronic mail referred to an software from the corporate to obtain ART kits earlier this yr, together with directions for the utilization of the kits.
It then claimed that the corporate had did not “retain and submit proof to the Government that the Relevant Processes have been adhered to,” and that sure check outcomes had not been submitted.
Because of this “non-compliance” the Company was being charged $480 “in exercise of the Government’s right to claw back the cost of the ART kits.”
Should the quantity stay unpaid by June 16, “relevant enforcement action” can be taken, and the corporate would now not be eligible to obtain check kits or subsidies, the e-mail warned. /TISG
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