30 Jun – Singaporean singer-songwriter JJ Lin has recently issued a statement reminding fans not to fall victim to scams using his name.
On 28 June, the singer shared a series of Instagram Stories of a video ad as well as an article about him supposedly having a special method to earn a lot of money without having any knowledge "about technology or investing" and that he is supposedly ready to teach others about it.
"This is scam! Please do not be deceived!" he wrote. "I urge everyone in the country to shut them down."
In a statement issued by his company, JFJ Productions, the company reminded the fans that JJ has only one official account on each social media platform and will never ask any personal or financial information from anyone under any circumstance.
"Regarding fraudulent acts by criminals, we will not tolerate it, and we have sought assistance from the relevant units for investigation and evidence collection. However, these type of scams are endless. I hereby urge everyone to be vigilant and not to believe the rumours circulating on the Internet. If you encounter a situation where suspected criminals are attempting to scam you, please report it immediately and block the account to avoid becoming a victim."
In other news, the singer was also recently invited by Madame Tussauds to create a new wax figure, and that it will be entered into the Madame Tussauds Hong Kong on 6 July.