The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Octopus Cards Limited relating to fraudulent websites and mobile apps. The relevant stored value facility (SVF) licensee has reported the case to the HKMA.
The fraudulent websites and mobile apps reported by the SVF licensee known at the time are as follows:
The HKMA wishes to remind the public that anyone who has provided his or her personal information or account credentials, or who has conducted any financial transactions, through or in response to the websites or mobile apps concerned, should contact the relevant SVF licensee, and report to the Police or contact the Anti-Deception Coordination Centre of the Police at 18222.
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
22 September 2023