The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to a suspected fraudulent website with the domain name "www.cathayunitedbank.fr.cx/". The Cathay United Bank Company Limited ("Cathay United Bank") has clarified that it has no connection with the suspected fraudulent website.
Cathay United Bank 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 Cathay United Bank at 2596 7002 and any local Police Station or the Commercial Crime Bureau of the Hong Kong Police Force at 2860 5012.
For further enquiries, please contact:
Thomas Chan, Senior Manager (Press), at 2878 1480 or
Peggy Lo, Manager (Press), at 2878 1687
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
26 October 2007