Kuala Lumpur, 25 January 2010

SC warns public on unauthorised soliciting for donations in its name

The Securities Commission Malaysia today urged members of the public to be wary of unauthorised parties soliciting for donations in its name or its senior officers’ names.

It has come to our attention that there have been individuals and corporations soliciting for donations using the names of senior SC officials including the Chairman of the SC, making calls pretending to be the Chairman, allegedly to solicit donations for a charitable cause. 

We would like to state that the SC, officers of the SC and the Chairman of the SC are not in any way involved with any such individuals or corporations. No individual or corporation is authorised to use the name of the SC or our officers for such activities.

We would like to advise members of the public who have been approached by such persons and corporations to ignore such solicitations and to alert the SC immediately. Please contact the SC Corporate Affairs Department at 03-6204 8777 or e-mail cau@seccom.com.my for clarification.