The Hong Kong Monetary Authority wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to a fraudulent website with the domain name "www.boctelex.cn". The website looks similar to the official website of Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited (BOCHK). BOCHK has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
BOCHK 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 BOCHK at 2332 3328 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
Hing-fung Wong, Officer (Press), at 2878 1802
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
10 January 2008