The Customs received a report earlier that a money changer shop and three branches in Sham Shui Po and Cheung Sha Wan were suspected of making false claims to customers, saying that the money would be remitted to the customer's designated bank account, but no relevant information was provided. service.
After investigation, customs officers arrested a 47-year-old man today as a male director of a money changer. He was suspected of applying false trade descriptions to remittance services in violation of the Trade Descriptions Regulations.
The case is still under investigation, and the man being supplemented is on bail pending investigation.
Customs reminds merchants to comply with the provisions of the Regulations, and consumers should patronize reputable merchants when purchasing services. According to the "Regulations", it is an offence for any merchant to apply false trade descriptions to services provided to consumers. Upon conviction, he can be fined up to 500,000 yuan and imprisoned for 5 years.