JAKARTA, NNC - The public is again urged to be careful about investment product offerings from businesses that do not have an official business licenses.
The Investment Alert Task Force reports that there are 21 investment businesses that do not have business licenses for product and investment offerings identified in December 2017.
Tongam L Tobing, Chairperson of the Investment Alert Task Force, said the public is warned of these companies due to their potentially harmful activities to consumers. This is attributed to the yields or returns these businesses offer that do not make sense.
The 21 entities are PT Ayudee Global Nusantara with Ayudee beauty products business, PT Indiscub Ziona Ripav (mobile phone credit and airplane ticket application), PT Monspace Mega Indonesia (moonspacemall), PT Raja Walet Indonesia / Rajawali (blackwalet facial soap), CV Indonesian Micro Enterprises (staple food).
Next, IFC Markets Corp., Tifia Markets Limited, Forex Time Limited, XM Global Limited (forex trading), Alpari (futures broker), FX Primus Id, FBS-Indonesia (online broker), Ayrex (binary option broker), Helvetia Equity Aggregator (asset management).
Then, Bitconnect (bitconnect coin), Ucoin Cash (Ucoin product), ATM Smart Card (ATM card product offer), The Peterson Group (asset management), PT Grand Nest Production / PT GNP Corporindo (swallow bird's nest), PT Rofiq Hanifah Sukses (trade, motorcycle and Umrah lottery), and PT Maju Aset Indonesia (asset investment).
The Investment Alert Task Force asks the public to be cautious in using the funds and not to be tempted by high profits regardless of the risks to be received.
It also continuously take preventive action in the form of socialization and education to the public to avoid the loss of illegal investment.
Tongam said community participation is needed, especially not to be a participant of the activities of the businesses, and immediately report if there is an unreasonable investment offers.