FINAS ALERT SOCIAL MEDIA USERS ON ANY ACTIVITIES INVOLVING MONEY LAUNDERING, ONLINE GAMBLING AND PROSTITUTION SYNTAX ASSOCIATED CREATIVE INDUSTRY ACTIVITIES

Published by Kevin Chong @ 24/10/2020

Tuan Zakaria Abdul Hamid, Chairman of FINAS

FINAS Chairman, YBrs Tuan Zakaria Abdul Hamid issued a statement yesterday emphasizing that National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) takes note of the recent issues involving money laundering activities illegal, online gambling and prostitution syndicates linked to some creative industry activists.

Tuan Zakaria stressed that FINAS takes the issue seriously and will ensure the reputation of the creative industry is preserved. FINAS is issuing this statement to urgently remind all parties, especially users of social media sites so as not to act recklessly in making any statement that can undermine the credibility of the creative industry players. In this regards, FINAS have been given the mandate to exercise full authority to carry out the task of facilitating investigations and enforce appropriate actions in accordance to the law. FINAS will also be cooperating with the authorities in dealing with the issues seriously.

FINAS welcomes any complains or inputs on anything in relations to the above from any organization and individual can direct your inquiries to the FINAS Corporate Communications Unit at 03-7968 2182 or email at info@finas.my.