The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has
issued a strong warning that it will not hesitate to chase down those
who are compromising its social media channels and intellectual
MATTA has urged the public to be “very wary and alert “of MATTA Fair
social media fake accounts “that are impersonating to be our
Ahmad Auza’ie Roslan, MATTA communication executive, said, “These
social media accounts for MATTA Fair may have a similar appearance and
use our name and logo. However, we do not encourage the public to
interact with or purchase anything travel-related through these fake
Further, MATTA advised anyone who has received or encountered
fraudulent or dubious social media accounts – “purportedly promoting or
selling something said to be from us – to immediately report them to the
respective social media platform”.
MATTA said it will enforce its intellectual property rights and take
legal action against any party that compromises its trademark branding
of MATTA Fair .
“MATTA encourages the public to always check the authenticity of our social media account by going to our websites matta.org.my or mattafair.org.my to verify anything that may look suspicious,” Roslan added.