[Be Aware of Telephone Deceptions]【謹防電話詐騙】

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[Be Aware of Telephone Deceptions/Scams]

By LI Yanan, Nana (Sir Gordon and Lady Ivy Wu Hall)
Image: Hong Kong Police Force

Have you ever received a call from people who claimed to be couriers and made up reasons to ask for your personal information? Have you fallen into traps? According to official statistics, between January and July 2015, the Police has received more than 2000 cases of telephone deceptions, while the fraudsters succeeded in deceiving victims in 378 cases. Fraudsters usually pretend to be couriers, mainland public officials, or even the victims’ relatives, friends as well as colleagues.
If you come across such cases, please verify the identity of the caller first. Do not release any personal information including names, ID numbers, bank accounts and passwords to strangers. Meanwhile, please remind the elders not to readily believe calls from strangers. If necessary, please call the Police immediately.

In addition, sometimes bad habits add the risk of telephone deception. Please remember to log out from computers and do not leave phone numbers in public areas including white boards in the common room.

Source website: http://www.police.gov.hk/ppp_en/04_crime_matters/ccb/cct_09.html

【謹防電話詐騙】

文: 李亞男(胡應湘爵士伉儷堂)

圖: 香港警務處

你是否曾接到自稱是郵遞人員並以各種理由要求你提供個人信息的電話?你是否也不幸中招了呢?根據官方資料顯示,於2015年1月至7月期間,香港警方共接獲逾兩千件電話詐騙案件,其中有378宗騙局得逞。騙徒多冒充郵遞人員,內地公職人員,甚至是受害人的親朋同事進行詐騙。

如遇上述情況,請主動核實致電者身份。切忌向陌生人透露個人信息,包括姓名,身份證號碼,銀行帳戶及密碼。同時,也要提醒身邊長者留心陌生人來電,切忌輕信他人。必要時刻,請立即報警。

此外,有時候壞習慣也會增加電話詐騙的風險。使用電腦時請勿忘登出個人賬戶。請勿在交誼室白板之類的公共場所留下手機號碼。

信息來源網址: http://www.police.gov.hk/ppp_en/04_crime_matters/ccb/cct_09.html

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