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TNB Warns Users Of SMS Scam Claiming To Give RM100 Power Outage Rebate

TNB Warns Users Of SMS Scam Claiming To Give RM100 Power Outage Rebate

There’s a TNB rebate coming soon but details will only be announced once it’s presented in Parliament on 4 August.

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Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) urges the public to ignore an SMS scam attempting to defraud victims with fake compensation linked to the recent major power outage.

The SMS claimed that those affected by the power outage on 27 July will receive RM100 as compensation in their Touch ‘n Go eWallet and asked unwitting victims to click on the link sent to check their balance.

According to TNB’s Facebook post, users are advised not to click on the link although the SMS is sent from TNB’s own number which is 15454.

To be safe, users are urged to check with TNB to verify any information.

Previously, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan announced that consumers, especially traders, can claim for losses suffered during the power outage from TNB.

However, the details about the rebate will only be presented in Parliament on 4 August.

READ MORE: Those Affected By Major Power Outage Can Claim Rebate From TNB Soon

Other current scams to look out for include purported financial assistance provided under the fake Skim Bantuan Khas Covid-19 and Bantuan Khas Kewangan Covid-19.

READ MORE: SMS Saying Money Is Credited To Your TnG eWallet Is A Scam

READ MORE: Public Warned Not To Trust Fake ‘Skim Bantuan Khas Covid-19,’ RM4.5k Already Lost

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