Illegal Futures Trading Scheme Investor Restitution Update

Following the Securities Commission’s (SC) press release on 10 September 2015 entitled ‘SC to Restitute Victims of Illegal Futures Trading Scheme’ which called for eligible claimants in relation to SC’s suit in the Kuala Lumpur High Court [Suit No. 22NCC-1636-10/2011] against Ahmad Fauzi and 6 others, it is pleased to announce that it is now extending the period for claims to be made. Claims can now be made to the SC until 14 March 2016. Members of the public who had invested in the illegal scheme are advised to contact the SC with the relevant documentation, details of which can be found at the following hyperlinks below.

The SC is also pleased to announce that claimants, who had met the relevant criteria following its earlier announcement in September 2015, can expect payments in the form of cheques to be made to them via post within the next month.

Members of the public who have any queries regarding the restitution process may contact the Investor Affairs and Complaints Department at 03-62048999 or aduan@seccom.com.my.