Financial Consumer Alert and Updates
Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) would like to inform the members of the public a list of companies and websites which are neither authorised nor approved under the relevant laws and regulations administered by AMBD or whose activities raise a suspicion of illegal activity. This list is without prejudice to any further assessment by AMBD regarding the activities of the companies concerned.
Only financial institutions i.e. banks, insurance companies and takaful operators, capital market and securities institutions as well as money changers, remittance service providers and other entities licensed by AMBD under the relevant laws and regulations administered by AMBD are allowed to provide financial services in Brunei.
The list of the licensed financial service providers can be accessed via the following URL:
Thus, members of the public ARE ADVISED NOT TO:
Members of the public are advised to alert AMBD on any illegal or suspicious activities or entities at:
Financial Consumer Issues Services
Credit Bureau Customer Service Office
Level 7, Ministry of Finance Building
Bandar Seri Begawan, BB3910
Members of the public may also download the AMBD App for free in order to search for an organization here
Members of the public are advised to be careful and not fall prey to these schemes. Be alert and look out for the following common features of these illegal schemes:
If you require any clarification or wish to lodge a complaint, please contact us at +(673) 2233371 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that these schemes will fail eventually when there are no
new deposits being continually received by the operators. At such time, the
"get-rich-quick" schemes will collapse and the depositors or
investors will lose their investments.
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