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Scammers pretend to be Anti-Scam officers
2019-05-29

So far, fraudsters have impersonated staff of the Immigration Department, Mainland Public Security Bureau, courier and telecommunications companies. Now, fraudsters go as far as to impersonate officers of the Anti-Deception Coordination Centre (ADCC). How could you still trust them?

Beware of new MO of SIM card deception
2019-04-08

Scammer first borrows victim’s mobile phone with different pretexts. Scammer then takes the SIM card from victim’s phone and use it to purchase apps or digital content via mobile apps store. Since the payment will be made through “mobile phone billing service” provided by telecom service provider, the scam is not unveiled until the victim receives the respective telecom bill.

Telephone Deception (Impersonating Staff of Telecommunications Companies)
2019-03-22

It has recently come to the Police’s attention that swindlers are making scam phone calls by impersonating staff of telecommunications companies. Please stay alert!

Telephone Deception with New M.O. – Installing bogus APP/ Malware
2019-03-14

Fraudsters would instruct victims to install bogus APP or Malware through website in order to obtain the bank account numbers and passwords. Please stay alert!

Telephone Deception with New M.O. - Impersonating the ICAC and the Mainland Officials
2018-12-18

Members of the public have received calls from phone scammers impersonating the ICAC (Independent Commission Against Corruption) or the Mainland officials and claiming that the call recipients were involved in fraud or money-laundering cases.

假扮WhatsApp用戶以騙取遊戲點數卡騙案 (Chinese version only)
2018-11-06

假扮用戶以騙取遊戲點數卡騙案

An infographic on students falling prey to telephone deception
2018-11-01

An infographic on students falling prey to telephone deception

‘Pretend Staff of Express Delivery Companies, Hong Kong Immigration Department Officials and Mainland Public Security Officials’ telephone deception scams
2018-10-22

Police recently noticed an increase of telephone deception scams in which offenders pretended to be staff of express delivery companies, Hong Kong Immigration Department officials and Mainland public security officials.

Beware of the new email scams
2018-10-02

Beware of “Online Romance Scam x Bogus Law Enforcement Authority” Reloading Scam
2018-09-13

Recently, overseas residents reported to officers of the “Anti-Scam Helpline 18222” that fraudsters had been using social media to approach and develop love relationships with victims. They would request the victims to make money transfers with different pretexts.