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Scam alert: Fake email on “Urgent: Positive COVID-19 test result for your foreign worker(s)"

If you get a suspicious email, do not click any links, do not download any files.

There’s a fake email titled “Urgent: Positive COVID-19 test result for your foreign worker(s)”.

The email uses a spoofed MOM email address ( and instructs the recipient to download an attachment that claimed to contain information on foreign workers who tested positive for COVID-19.

This is a scam. Advisories issued by MOM alerting employers of COVID-19 cases are sent without email attachments.

If you received this fake email:

  • Do not respond. Ignore it, delete it.
  • Do not download any attachments.
  • Do not click any links.
  • Report to the police or call the anti-scam helpline 1800 722 6688.

Use only the official MOM website for all information and transactions on MOM matters.