The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to a fraudulent website with the domain name "http://onlineplc.net/citickawah-online-banking/index.php". The website looks similar to the official website of Citic Ka Wah Bank Limited ("Citic Ka Wah Bank"). Citic Ka Wah Bank has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
Citic Ka Wah 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 Citic Ka Wah Bank at 2287 6788 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
30 September 2008