The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a website with the domain name http://www.asiabankhk.com/. The website is operated by an alleged entity, Asia Bank or I.F.C.E in YATAI. The website looks similar to the official website of the HKMA (www.info.gov.hk/hkma). The HKMA wishes to clarify that it has no connection with the website, and no connection with or knowledge of Asia Bank and I.F.C.E in YATAI. The HKMA has already reported the case to the Hong Kong Police Force for investigation.
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 June 2008