Hong Kong Monetary Authority

09/22/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/21/2020 21:11

Phishing WhatsApp message related to Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited on phishing WhatsApp message, which has been reported to the HKMA. Hyperlink to the press release is available on the HKMA website for ease of reference by members of the public.

Anyone who has provided his or her personal information to the WhatsApp message concerned or has conducted any financial transactions through the WhatsApp message should contact the bank concerned using the contact information provided in the press release, and report to the Police or contact the Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau of the Hong Kong Police Force at 2860 5012.

Hong Kong Monetary Authority
22 September 2020