The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to a fraudulent website with the domain name "www.orientofchina.com". The website looks similar to the official website of China Construction Bank Corporation, Hong Kong Branch (CCBCHK). CCBCHK has issued a press release today (26 January 2005) to clarify that the bank and any of its group companies have no connection with the fraudulent website.
CCBCHK has reported the case to the Hong Kong Police Force for further investigation. Anyone who has provided his or her personal information to the website or has conducted any financial transactions through the website should contact CCBCHK at 2532 9681 and any local Police Station or the Commercial Crime Bureau of the Hong Kong Police Force at 2860 5012.
For further enquiries, please contact:
Kevin Ip, Manager (Press), at 2878 1687 or
Thomas Chan, Senior Manager (Press), at 2878 1480
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
26 January 2005