In the first two months of this year, telephone fraud cases soared by 20% year-on-year, and counterfeiting officials were the most common


Police today (30th) posted on a social networking site that compared with the same period last year, the number of phone fraud cases in Hong Kong from January to February this year has increased in both number and total amount involved, rising by 19% and 45% respectively. People concerned. The police said that the fraud of counterfeiting officials is one of the most common methods.

According to police information, a total of 93 telephone fraud cases were received from January to February this year, 15 more than in the same period last year, and the amount involved increased from 22 million Hong Kong dollars to 32 million Hong Kong dollars. The police reminded members of the public not to easily believe incoming calls from unknown persons. If in doubt, please call the anti-fraud hotline 18222.

Source: ON.CC