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Shopee warns of online employment scam

Posted on: Thursday, June 24, 2021

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Kuala Lumpur: The public has been alerted to an ongoing scam where individuals pose as Shopee employees offering job opportunities to Shopee through messaging platforms such as WhatsApp. In a statement Wednesday, Shopee said it does not employ anyone to recruit employees through messaging platforms. “Shopee also confirms that there is no such role as ‘online shopping agents’ in the organization.

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“Therefore, Shopee wishes to remind Malaysians to be vigilant and aware of these scams, and not to fall prey to these bogus job offers,” he said in a statement. If a member of the public is offered questionable employment opportunities or falls victim to such scams, contact the nearest police station and file a police report immediately. Alternatively, Malaysians can also contact the PDRM via:

  1. SEMAKMULE, a PDRM platform for verifying bank accounts and phone numbers involved in commercial crimes: https://semakmule.rmp.gov.my/
  2. CCID Infoline (8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.), a WhatsApp PDRM channel for checking the status of police reports and submitting information on commercial crime cases: 013-211 1222
  3. CCID Scam Response Center (8: 00-20: 00), a PDRM information hotline for submitting information or requesting information about online scams: 03-26101559 / 03-26101599

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Shopee will continue to work closely with the police to combat these scams. For those wishing to pursue a career at Shopee, please visit https://careers.shopee.com.my for more information. In addition, if in doubt about an advertised or offered position, please contact [email protected] for more details before taking any action.


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