Monday, May 18, 2015

Fake Muthoot Finance Lottery promotions across Maharashtra, Kerala, Gujarat & Pakistan

By sending bogus mails, a supposed organisation by the name of ‘Chevron Texaco Oil & Gas Company’ has fraudulently attempted to lure customers/investors, through the platform of Muthoot Finance.The mail claims to have selected its 20 winners through an online lottery drawn from amongst 9 lakhs email ids from across Maharashtra, Kerala, Gujarat and Pakistan. The unsuspected customers are further instructed to submit their details like residential address, bank name, account number, account holder’s name, bank branch and scanned copy of their ID proof to a dubious Email-ID:

Commenting on the recurrence of the fraudulent mails, R. M Diwan, General Manager, Muthoot Finance Ltd said “We are extremely concerned about the resurfacing of fraudulent emails that attempt to dupe people and malign the Muthoot Group’s name. Our company is also looking into the matter and taking appropriate legal actions against the fake companies and their agents.”