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tongyk
post Dec 12 2017, 05:25 PM

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QUOTE(kelvinlym @ Dec 12 2017, 03:46 PM)
Since that this practice of illegally obtaining information of buyers either from "middle men" or directly from developers or banks are rampant.  I have decided to name and shame these property agents who practise this irresponsible act.

Now, don't get me wrong, I have sent the information to the relevant authorities such as SKMM and PDP, but it seems like nothing is working.  So I'll just put my findings here.  You be the judge.

If the mod feels this is inappropriate, please feel free to delete this.  I personally feel that the cavalier attitude of people who handle personal data should be made aware that there must be consequences.  Our authorities are not doing enough (see the Great Malaysian Data Breach as reported by LYN) hence we must protect ourselves.

I think the only way is to hurt their reputation.  They must know that this practice is not OK.

1. Simon Realty E (3) 1451

Agent: Nicky Ling Tel No: 017-9888339

Background: I'm the owner of a newly VPed SOHO and received a message.  I called him posing as an interested person and he said he bought the information from a so-called "middle man" named "Joseph".  When asked further on how to contact this "Joseph" he said he will message me, but up till today no news.

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2. Technilai Estate Agents E (3) 1527

Agents: CK Yap Tel No: 017-8822191 and Irene Tel No: 012-337 2998

Background: Same property.  Whatsapp and asked him what is the source of the information.  He came up with a made up story of one "Mr Lee" another owner, who passed on my information.  Pressed on further, but he couldn't come up with the source.

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I have a few more spam and will update once I get their company's name.

The information here is true at time of writing.
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Bro this is Msia and our contacts are every where. Our contacts can be bought from various department. Especially as we're properties owners. Once we registered with TNB, our contacts revealed. I'm not saying TNB leak out our data. But there're always people are selling or buying it.

tongyk
post Nov 25 2021, 07:33 PM

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QUOTE(Hikari180 @ Nov 24 2021, 04:02 PM)
I also keep on receiving calls, whatsapp and sms from these properties agent. Moreover they know my full name.
I always ask them where they get my information from, but never got one reply.
Its really annoying.

I try email developers and TNB to ask about information leak. both parties also said they dont leak our info out.
so the question was where they got our owner info? and how to stop it?

malaysia damn sucks leh.
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Not only Msia, probably whole world also like that. u shud say human damn sucks

 

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