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Anti-Fraud Information

Important Reminders on Internet Scam and Telephone Deception

Beware of Deception

In case of any doubt and requiring further help, please call the Anti-Scam Helpline 18222. Anti-Deception Coordination Centre (Hong Kong Police Force under the Commercial Crime Bureau)

如有任何懷疑,請致電18222反詐騙協調中心 (轄下於香港警方商業罪案調查科)


We would like to draw your attention to the internet scam and telephone deception cases that happened in Hong Kong. In recent years, there is an increasing trend in the number of internet scams and telephone deception cases in Hong Kong. Many people are the victims of these crimes including telephone deception, online romance scam, investment fraud, etc.


The frauds pretended they are calling from Express Companies, Departments of the Government such as the Immigration Department or Health Departments. Please stay alert when you receive these kinds of calls and most important, do not disclose your personal information or transfer any money to them.


/Telephone Deception by “Pretending Officials” with New M.O.    Beware of Phone Scammers Impersonating Staff of Department of Health

Fraudulent Website and Phishing Emails Purportedly from MTR    Beware of Phishing Email Scam

  (Posters from the website of ADCC) 


Scam Statistics

Scam Statistics from the website of ADCC


If you receive these calls and have doubts, please call the Anti-Scam Helpline 18222 operated by the Anti-Deception Coordination Centre (ADCC) of the Hong Kong Police Force.


Anti-Deception Coordination Centre (ADCC) is a centre under the Hong Kong Police Force. ADCC’s functions are providing instant telephone consultation services, educating the public on the prevention of deception and monitoring and analysing the trend of deception cases, etc.


Useful Links:


The Anti-Scam Helpline 18222 only provides consultation services. If you suspect that you have fallen prey to a scam, please report the case at the nearest police station. For emergency, dial 999.


Tuen Mun Police Station

Address: 100 Pui To Road, Tuen Mun, New Territories (Near the Tuen Mun MTR Station)

Tel: 3661 1670


Tips to avoid Telephone Deception, Internet and Rental Scams:

Tips to Prevent Telephone & Rental Scams

Tips to Prevent Telephone and Rental Scams PDF

来港生活防骗攻略(电话及租房) PDF


CyberDefender (a one-stop online information platform that helps the public identify scams and cyber pitfalls)


Video Resources in YouTube Video

You are strongly encouraged to be aware of the defrauding trick used by scammers and the preventive tips.  Do remind your relatives and friends to stay alert against scams.  Should you have any enquiry on various scams, please call the anti-scam hotline at 18222.  Thank you for your attention.   


News about internet scam and telephone deception in Hong Kong:


Posters from the website of ADCC

Anti-scam Poster English


Anti-scam Poster Chinese


Anti-scam Poster Chinese 2