Brunei Darussalam Central Bank (BDCB) has added five companies and individuals to its alert list for June 2022.
They are Dysfundtional.bn (Instagram profile), Loan Brunei Darussalam (Instagram profile), Mia Mudah (Facebook profile), Ministry Personal Loan Brunei Darussalam (Facebook profile) / Ministry Loan Brunei (Instagram profile) and 8141439.
The BDCB Alert List is a list of individuals, companies and websites which are neither authorised nor approved under the relevant laws and regulations administered by BDCB or whose activities raise suspicion of illegal financial activity.
This list is without prejudice to any further assessment by the central bank regarding the activities of the companies concerned.
Furthermore, BDCB would like to remind the public to not deal with any entities or individuals carrying out or offering financial services, such as money changers, money remittances and money lenders without a license or any activities that raise suspicion of illegal financial activity that may breach the relevant laws under BDCB.
The central bank remains committed to the financial stability of Brunei Darussalam and to safeguarding Brunei Darussalam’s financial system and the interests of financial consumers.
BDCB will also continue to actively monitor any suspicious or unlicensed financial activities in Brunei Darussalam.
Members of the public may visit the BDCB website at www.bdcb.gov.bn or follow BDCB’s Instagram @centralbank.brunei for more information on the dangers of unlicensed financial entities as well as on how to identify financial scams. – Analisa Amu
This article was first published on 11 June 2022 in our Weekly Epaper issue 197 | More stories here
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