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Notice of Fraudulent Orders


Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, Company) recently discovered that a fraudster had impersonated Mr. Takuzo Shimizu, President, Chief Executive Officer & Representative Director of the Company, to order from a Shenzhen company (“Shenzhen Company”) electrical wire cables to be supplied on credit terms on purported behalf of the Company by using a fake email domain penta-ocaen.com (“Fraud”).


The Company hereby announces that: -


(i) It has never procured or authorized any party to procure supply of electrical wire cables from the Shenzhen Company and/or any other company; and
(ii) Mr. Takuzo Shimizu has never sent any email to the Shenzhen Company and/or any other company for ordering the said electrical wire cables.


The Company takes a very serious view on the Fraud and has reported the Fraud to Hong Kong Police and PRC government authority for investigation. In respect of the Fraud, the Company reserves all its rights to take further action, including legal action, if and when required. Lastly, please be alerted that the official email domain of the Company ends with “mail.penta-ocean.co.jp”. If there is any doubt on the identity of a suspected fraudster, please do not hesitate to contact us via the web site (https://www.penta-ocean.co.jp/cgi-bin/english/inquiry/form.cgi) for verification purpose.


Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd.

Notice of Deceiving Contacts and Correspondences


It has been brought to our attention that certain agencies/companies/individuals have been deceivingly using the name of Penta-Ocean Construction and its executives to make job offers and requests for payments.


Penta-Ocean Construction appoints professional recruitment firms only to source for suitable candidates when we have a job opening. All job offers are then made directly by Penta-Ocean Construction and not by the recruitment firms or any third parties. Penta-Ocean Construction does not make off job offers from free internet email services such as Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail and Rediffmail. Penta-Ocean Construction uses only the domain name “@mail.penta-ocean.co. jp” with no other variation. We do not ask candidates to deposit any money in return for information or as any part of our recruitment process. We do not appoint any agency or authorize anyone to either collect money or arrive at any monetary arrangement in exchange for a job opportunity at Penta-Ocean Construction. Kindly also note that Penta-Ocean Construction’s Human Resources division does not send job offering emails before interviewing a candidate in person.


These deceiving correspondences are rampant and not only limited to job offering ones. If you receive any suspicious correspondence, please do not reply or make any payment. We strongly suggest that you report the matter to the police or the appropriate government authorities.


Penta-Ocean Construction will not be responsible for any losses resulting from deceiving contacts or correspondences made in the name of Penta-Ocean Construction.


Penta-Ocean Construction expressly reserves all rights.



Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd.




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