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08 October 2020
Beware of fake OHSC emails forwarded to stakeholders

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It has come to the attention of the Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) that there is an individual constantly forwarding emails to various organizations using a fake OHSC Email Signatures.

The Office would like to inform our stakeholders that OHSC has no such employee and does not use such email signatures. 

The stakeholders are advised to block such emails from their systems and must not to open the attachments since they contain a malicious software that may compromise their systems.  

The public must also note that at this stage the OHSC does not charge fees or require payments for its services.

`Contact the
Medical Device Code Hotline

Free call:

0800 00 04 68

E-mail: accompanied by completed complaint form.

Emails must be accompanied by the complaint lodging form. This will assist SAMED to investigate the complaint