Komatsu has warned that a scam website is posing as part of its group and asking for personal information from people hoping for a job within the company.
The scam site is for a fictitious company in Ghana. “Komatsu Ltd does not have a subsidiary or affiliate called ‘Komatsu Global Mining And Construction Company Ghana’ and has no connection with such company,” it said.
“The website mentioned above is using data copied from Komatsu’s official website without granted permission or authority.”
Komatsu added that it never uses free, web-based email accounts, such as Outlook.com, Gmail.com, Yahoo.com, or requests via an email a payment of money in relation to the hiring process.
People are receiving emails requesting they provide personal information such as their full names, scans of their passports and phone number.
Komatsu is working with law enforcement authorities to have the fraudulent website shut down.and advises that people should not respond to emails coming from ‘Komatsu Global Mining And Construction Company Ghana’.