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Phishing emails purportedly from PayMe

Defrauding Tricks

Recently, scammers have sent phishing emails to members of the public. Purporting to be from PayMe (an e-payment platform), the emails come with unknown links which claim to offer cash gifts, luring the latter into clicking on the embedded links.  Once clicked, scammers would ask members of the public for such information as phone number, one-time SMS ‘verification code’ and ‘PIN’, attempting to get control of latter’s e‑wallets and drain their deposit.


Our Advice

  • Do not connect to any suspicious websites via hyperlinks embedded in emails;
  • Do not click on any links or open any attachments embedded in suspicious emails;
  • Activate the e-wallet notification and stay heed of emails and SMS messages. Verify with the customer service team for any suspicious transactions or alterations spotted.
  • Do not disclose to strangers any SMS ‘verification code’ or ‘PIN’ of your e-wallet. Nor should you key in any data via the embedded link of the suspicious messages.
  • Change the PIN of your e-wallet regularly;
  • Remind your relatives and friends to stay vigilant against deception;
  • If in doubt, please call the “Anti-Scam Helpline 18222” for enquiries.