The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok informs its customers about a payment scam

5.9.2019 8.43
Press release

According to a bulletin (2 September 2019) published by the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok, a person who has applied for a residence permit in Finland from Thailand has received a falsified payment order from an unknown sender.

The Embassy is currently investigating the matter.

The Embassy advises the applicants to be alert in dealing with the application and payment procedures in connection with permit matters. Remember that the Embassy’s email addresses end with (at)formin.fi. If you suspect that you have been scammed, report the offence to the police and inform also the Embassy of the scam.

More information can be obtained from the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok: finlandabroad.fi/web/tha/frontpage

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