Ref No: 07/09/06
Embargo: For immediate release
Bank Negara Malaysia has commenced investigations into Genneva Sdn Bhd and Etika Emas Estet Sdn Bhd under suspicion of conducting illegal deposit taking activities in breach of subsection 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA).
The raids on Genneva Sdn Bhd and Etika Emas Estet Sdn Bhd were conducted today at their premises in Klang Valley following information received from members of the public.
Members of the public are reminded to be cautious of deposit taking schemes and investment schemes offered through various channels such as the internet, phone calls, or seminars conducted by individuals or companies that are not licensed or approved by the relevant authorities.
Members of the public may refer to the list of licensed institutions authorized to accept deposits which is available on Bank Negara Malaysia's website ( www.bnm.gov.my).
For further enquiries, members of the public can contact Bank Negara Malaysia at the following contact points:
BNMTELELINK (Customer Service Call Centre)
BNMLINK (Customer Service Walk-In-Centre)
Block D, Bank Negara Malaysia ,
Jalan Dato' Onn, 50480, Kuala Lumpur
(Business hours: Monday-Friday, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm)
Bank Negara Malaysia
21 July 2009
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