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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 happened in Hong Kong. In recent years, there is an increasing trend in the number of internet scam and telephone deception cases in Hong Kong. Quite a lot of people especially non-local students are one of 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 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

 

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 publics 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 Prevent Telephone 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

 

News about internet scam and telephone deception in Hong Kong:

 


Posters from ADCC

Anti-scam Poster English

 

Anti-scam Poster Chinese