Notification: Bogus agent posing as Akru representative
Agents posing as Akru attempting to dupe clients
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We would like to bring to your attention an incident that occurred recently where a scammer attempted to offer a bogus investment proposal to an individual, falsely claiming to be affiliated with Akru Now Sdn Bhd (“Akru”). We would like to clarify that we have no association with the scammer and we condemn such fraudulent activities.

We would like to remind our clients to be vigilant and cautious when receiving unsolicited investment proposals. Corporate identity theft is a growing problem that can cause significant financial and reputational damage to individuals and businesses. It is important to verify the authenticity of any investment proposal before making any commitments.

Here are some precautionary measures that you can take to protect yourself from corporate identity theft:

  1. Be wary of unsolicited investment proposals: Do not entertain unsolicited investment proposals, especially those that promise high returns with little or no risk.
  2. Verify the identity of the company and representatives: Check the legitimacy of the company by verifying its registration with the relevant authorities, in the event, you wish to check the legitimacy of a company’s representative, to contact the company directly to verify the identity of such representatives; 
  3. Do your research: Conduct thorough research on the company and its track record before making any decisions.
  4. Protect your personal information: Do not share your personal information with anyone unless you are certain of their identity and legitimacy.
  5. Report any suspicious activity: If you suspect any fraudulent activity, report it to the relevant authorities immediately.

We hope that these measures will help you protect yourself from being a victim of such a scam.

In addition, we have added screengrabs below of the collaterals used by the fake representatives and a screengrab of our official website. We hope this will help you our valued clients to distinguish between official Akru collaterals and those of fake unscrupulous individuals. Please do take note that Akru will never solicit new clients through means such as WhatsApp messages or WhatsApp groups. 

Collateral Used by Bogus Agent

Source: Fake investment proposal shared by false representative

Akru's Official Website Homepage

Source: Akru’s official website 

If you should encounter any suspicious activity or have reason to believe that you may have interacted with a scammer purporting to be affiliated with Akru, please contact our customer support immediately at [email protected] or WhatsApp us at +6012-279 4983. Our team is ready to assist you and take the necessary steps to address the situation.

Thank you for your understanding and diligence in this matter.

Best regards,

The Akru Team