Fraud and Scam Alert

Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited and/or its affiliates and subsidiaries located all over the world (herein after referred to as “Alembic Group”) receive calls and emails from public on a regular basis seeking clarification of business proposals, job offers, awards of prizes and monetary grants.

a) Business Proposals

The business proposals pretending to be made on behalf of Alembic Group companies come in different guises, but generally solicit the help of the recipients in transferring huge sums of money in foreign currency to award huge value contracts etc.

b) Recruitment Scams

The job offers or recruitment drive come from recruitment or placement organizations/consultants falsely pretending to recruit on behalf of Alembic Group or by people claiming to work for or be affiliated with, the Alembic Group company. These propositions notify individuals that their qualifications were found suitable to work as an employee for any of the Alembic Group company and solicit the transfer of sums of money to pay for registration of their interview, work permits, travel cost to attend interviews, insurance policies, etc.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALEMBIC GROUP (NOR ANY OF ITS RECRUITMENT OR PLACEMENT ORGANIZATIONS/CONSULTANTS THAT RECRUIT ON THEIR BEHALF) NEVER ASK FOR ANY MONEY OR PAYMENTS FROM APPLICANTS, AT ANY POINT IN THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS. ALL INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE SUCCESSFUL IN GAINING AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT FROM ANY OF THE ALEMBIC GROUP COMPANY, WHETHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, ARE ALWAYS REQUIRED TO GO THROUGH A FORMAL RECRUITMENT PROCESS. ALL COMMUNICATIONS SHOULD ORIGINATE FROM A VERIFIABLE ALEMBIC E-MAIL ADDRESS AND NOT FROM AN INTERNET E-MAIL ADDRESS E.G.: GMAIL, YAHOO, HOTMAIL ETC.

c) Prize Awards and Grants

The awards of prizes and monetary grants often come through via text messages and/or e-mails purporting to be from Alembic Group companies, informing that the recipient has won in the Alembic Group company organized lucky draw and similar non-existent competitions, and asking the recipient to send money in order to receive the prizes or sms/e-mail their banking information to transfer prize money. Please note that Alembic Group companies are NOT involved in any lottery, lucky draws or e-mail/sms (grant) awards.

What to do...

Do not respond to unsolicited business proposals, recruitment drives and/or job offers from people or e-mail addresses you do not know or trust.
Do not disclose your personal or financial details to anyone you do not know or trust or on a website you do not trust. Should you have disclosed this information to somebody you do not know or trust or to a website you do not trust consider reporting the incident to your local law enforcement or cyber cell department.
Be on the lookout for suspicious signs – e.g. mismatched URL; misleading domain name; asks for personal information; poor spelling and English Grammar; and requests for money to cover expenses.

Our position...

If Alembic’s name and identity is being used fraudulently in these instances, we sympathize with anyone who has lost money in this way. However, Alembic Group shall not be liable and responsible in any manner whatsoever.