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Beware of Phishing SMS Messages Purportedly from “Hongkong Post”

Defrauding Tricks

Recently, scammers impersonated staff from “Hongkong Post” and sent phishing SMS messages with unknown links to members of the public in the name of “HKPost”, claiming that their parcels were undeliverable. The recipients were lured into clicking on the embedded links which directed them to a fraudulent courier website and asked for their address, personal information and credit card details.


Our Advice

  • Do not connect to any suspicious websites via hyperlinks embedded in SMS messages;

  • Do not click on any links or open any attachments embedded in suspicious SMS messages;

  • Do not input personal information, credit card details or security codes to unknown applications or websites;

  • Hongkong Post states in a notice that it will not send any links via SMS message or email requesting customers to settle payment, confirm or provide recipient addresses / personal information;

  • Remind your relatives and friends to stay vigilant against deception;

  • If in doubt, please call the “Anti-Scam Helpline 18222” for enquiries.