Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC – Masdar (“Masdar”), advises the public of a notable increase in fraudulent emails and letters sent to members of the public. The scammers behind these fraudulent emails and letters are posing as Masdar personnel in an attempt to extract payments in the form of investments into projects and visa payments for fake employment offers.
The following information is designed to help members of the public protect themselves against fraudulent activity involving institutions or individuals claiming to represent, or offer products or services on behalf of, Masdar.
Masdar is a renewable energy development company that is wholly owned by the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Masdar does not provide any form of banking or investment services to individuals or companies or serve as a representative of any financial institutions.
Under no circumstances would Masdar and its employees initiate emails or telephone calls requesting individuals to disclose or confirm their personal or financial information nor would Masdar offer any employment opportunities via a social media platform such as linked in or facebook. Furthermore, should you be contacted by individuals or institutions purporting to be from Masdar, claiming to offer investment services, or requesting monetary deposits, or phishing for information such as account details, personal identification details and passwords, you should assume that these individuals or institutions are engaging in fraud or identity theft and should be reported to your local police authority.
Masdar’s official website operates only under one domain name http://www.masdar.ae, and is not connected with the hosts of any other websites that may look similar to its official website. You may access the Masdar website by typing the above domain name into the address bar of your browser, or by bookmarking the genuine website. We recommend that you do not access the Masdar website through hyperlinks provided in emails or websites from an unknown origin, internet search engines or pop-up windows.
If you receive any suspicious messages or identify any suspicious websites that purport to be related to Masdar, please complete the enquiry form, selecting Report from the drop down list.
Advisory information: suspicious behavior
Masdar takes reports of suspicious behaviour or fraudulent activities, including bribery, corruption or exercise of undue influence involving Masdar employees and its counterparties seriously.
If you wish to report any suspicious behaviour involving an employee of Masdar, please complete the enquiry form, selecting Suspicious Behaviour from the drop down list.