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BDCB Alert List Update March 2023



MARCH 2023


1.       Brunei Darussalam Central Bank (BDCB) would like to inform members of the public that the BDCB Alert List has been updated. 

2.      The BDCB Alert List is a list of individuals, companies and websites which are neither authorised nor approved under the relevant laws and regulations administered by BDCB or whose activities raise a suspicion of illegal financial activity. This list is without prejudice to any further assessment by BDCB regarding the activities of the companies concerned. 

3.      BDCB would also like to inform the public that the following individuals, companies or entities have been included in the Alert List for the month of March 2023: 

i.     Personal Loans Singapore & Brunei (IG profile) / personal_loan_singapore_brunei / Online Money Loan Brunei (IG profile) / online_money.loan_brunei (8134669);

ii.    Kim Ong (FB Profile);

iii.   Whale Capital Investment (+60176858379);

iv.    FXOPEN Investment / fxopen brunai (IG profile);

v.     Goldfx_BN;

vi.    Invetsment_brunei (IG profile);

vii.   Bank_investasi_goldsaham / Gold Saham Trade Investment;

viii.  PW-BNTRADE (IG profile) (8220472); and

ix.    bsntrader_bn.

4.      The BDCB Alert List can be found here​

5.      BDCB would like to remind the public to only deal with financial institutions licensed by BDCB, and to avoid any unlicensed entities or individuals carrying out or offering financial services, especially those with characteristics of get-rich-quick or pyramid schemes. Among the financial products and services that must be licensed by BDCB include money changer, money remittance and money lending. Members of the public are reminded that they may not have the protection provided under BDCB's regulatory framework should they choose to deal with entities, companies or individuals which are unlicensed or unregulated. 

6.      Members of the public may visit the BDCB website at or follow BDCB's Instagram @centralbank.brunei for more information on the dangers of unlicensed financial entities as well as on how to identify financial scams. 

7.      BDCB remains committed to the financial stability of Brunei Darussalam and to safeguarding Brunei Darussalam's financial system and the interests of financial consumers. BDCB will also continue to actively monitor any suspicious or unlicensed financial activities in Brunei Darussalam. If the public have any information on unlicensed financial activities, please contact BDCB at 2380007 or 8380007 or email us at


Brunei Darussalam Central Bank

Date:                  29 Sya'ban 1444H / 22 ​March 2023M

Reference:          BDCB/COMMS/3

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