IIB Development Group is aware of certain fraudulent and illegal activities where its name, logo, and identity, have been exploited by unknown perpetrators involved in various investment scams. These perpetrators employ a range of methods to target individuals, such as fake social media accounts, deceptive websites/domains, emails, texts, phone calls, mobile applications, dating applications, comparison websites, and social messaging platforms. In attempts to appear legitimate, they may even use the names, titles, or photos, of genuine IIB Development Group employees. It is crucial to exercise caution when dealing with unsolicited investment proposals, requests for personal information, and cold calls or emails, as IIB Development Group does not engage in investment solicitation in this manner. Prior to making any investment decisions, please speak to your IIB Development Group contact or investment advisor via a verified telephone number or email address and initiated by you. It is important to be vigilant and stay alert to potential scams.
IIB Development Group has become aware of fraudulent emails which purport to be from IIB Development Group employees. The emails have been sent using fake domain names such as @iibdevelopmentgroups.com instead of the legitimate IIB-DG domain @iibdevelopmentgroup.com.
Such emails target individuals by offering fictious services such as the recovery of losses or investment schemes which IIB Development Group does not offer publicly, and which often result in financial losses for the affected individual.
Please be aware that these emails are not legitimate and are often linked to a criminal enterprise, such as a fraud.
Please consider making a criminal complaint to the relevant authorities if you believe that you may have suffered financial harm including a financial loss in relation to this matter.
If you receive a communication purporting to be from IIB Development Group or relating to an investment opportunity provided by IIB Development Group , you can validate the communication by contacting us directly using our official contact detail below : email@example.com
Specifically, please remain cautious of the following:
- Unsolicited investment proposals or requests for personal information received by nonverified persons.
- Requests to make payments to bank accounts in the name of individuals, third parties, unknown company names, or through payment intermediaries.
- Any changes in domains (emails/websites) that occur during the course of communications. Please note that individual IIB Development Group employee emails end in @nb.com or @nbchina.com.
- Offers of unrealistically attractive returns that seem too good to be true.
- Urgency expressed to complete an investment or make a payment.
- Requests to make additional payments to release investments that have already been made.
- Poor spelling and grammar in communications or documents.
- Requests to send money via social media messaging apps and/or platforms.
If you suspect that you have fallen victim to fraud, it is essential to contact your bank immediately, as the bank may be able to assist in the recovery of funds. Additionally, it is crucial to report the incident to law enforcement in your jurisdiction immediately.
Stay current on the latest frauds and schemes by monitoring credible sources such as state and federal government or law enforcement agencies, including the following resources:
- BASIC Database, National Futures Association
- Better Business Bureau Scam Tracker
- CFTC Customer Education and Outreach Office
- CFTC Whistleblower Program
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
- Local FBI Field Offices
- Federal agencies that accept fraud complaints
- Federal Trade Commission
- Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
- National Association of Attorneys General (find your state attorney general)
- North American Securities Administrators Association (find your state securities regulator)
- SEC Center for Complaints and Enforcement Tips
- Task Force on Market Integrity and Consumer Fraud
- U.S. Postal Inspection Service
- CFTC, SEC, Department of Justice, FTC, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, FINRA, National Futures Association (NFA), state securities regulator, attorney general’s office
For information on how to keep yourself safe from scams or fraudulent activity, please review the following information:
- Federal Trade Commission
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- United States Secret Service
- United States Government
- How can I protect myself from financial services scams | Central Bank of Ireland
- Avoiding Scams and Unauthorised Activity | Central Bank of Ireland
- Hong Kong Anti-Deception Coordination Centre (ADCC)
- Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)
- Hong Kong Investor and Financial Education Council (IFEC)
- Chinese Securities Regulatory Commission
- Asset Management Association of China
- China Investor Website (under China Securities Regulatory Commission)
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If you come across any suspicious activities or scams purporting to involve IIB Development Group , please reach out to us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate your cooperation in helping us combat fraudulent schemes.
Beware of scams implying association with the IIB Development Group
The IIB Development Group has been made aware of various correspondences, being circulated via e-mail, from Internet web sites, text messages and via regular mail or facsimile, falsely stating that they are issued by, or in association with the IIB Development Group and/or its officials. These scams, which may seek to obtain money and/or in many cases personal details from the recipients of such correspondence, are fraudulent.
The IIB Development Group wishes to warn the public at large about these fraudulent activities being perpetrated purportedly in the name of the Organisation, and/or its officials, through different fraud schemes.
- The IIB Development Group does not charge a fee at any stage of its process ,or other fee, or fee for visit project site, fee for any client ,upfront fee,
- The IIB Development Group does not request any information related to bank accounts or other private information.
- The IIB Development Group does not offer prizes, awards, funds, certificates, automated teller machine (ATM) cards, compensation for Internet fraud, or scholarships, or conduct lotteries.
- The IIB Development Group does not solicit projects or investment opportunities to third parties. NO SOLLICITATION.
The IIB Development Group strongly recommends that the recipients of solicitations, such as those described above exercise extreme caution in respect of such solicitations. Financial loss and identity theft could result from the transfer of money or personal information to those issuing such fraudulent correspondence. Victims of such scams may also report them to their local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.
IIB DEVELOPMENT GROUP Warns Against Fraudulent Activity Using Its Name and Logo
On October 24,2023, the IIB Development Group was informed that its name, logo, stamp and seal were used by Mr. David C.Kim, in USA, in an attempt to commit fraud by some individuals. The documents and emails have not been issued or signed by IIB Development Group and have been created by others to impersonate IIB Development Group and our Staff, by signing fraudulent documents and sealed and stamped on behalf of IIB-DG.
The scammer sent a letter to the victim under the name of the IIB Development Group and using the IIB Development Group’s logo, letterhead, stamp. In the letter, the scammer was soliciting a payment by the victim for the victim to be able to access a credit approved in its name.
The IIB Development Group does not engage in any kind of commercial transactions, including the one alluded to in such letter and it does not solicit payments from third parties.
If you receive what seems to be an unusual money request from person(s) claiming to be members of the IIB Development Group , or have concerns as to the authenticity of the IIB Development Group ’s actual involvement in a particular transaction, solicitation, notification, directive or request, do NOT respond to the request and do NOT send any money or provide any of your personal bank account details. If you would like to verify the authenticity of any communications received from the IIB Development Group , please send an email to email@example.com