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Beware of Fraudulent Calls and SMS Messages Purportedly from “iAM Smart”

Defrauding Tricks

The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) has recently received enquiries from members of the public on voice calls and SMS messages claimed to be made by “iAM Smart”. The voice calls are made in pre-recorded format and the SMS messages are related to “iAM Smart” online registration review, with the URL of the “iAM Smart” website included.


Our Advice

  • The OGCIO clarified that it had neither made the voice calls nor issued the SMS messages in question. Unless members of the public have made enquiries to “iAM Smart” hotline and requested a reply, supporting personnel of “iAM Smart” will not proactively contact them via voice calls or SMS messages (Press Release);

  • If members of the public receive unidentified voice calls and messages, they should stay alert and refrain from disclosing any personal information or visiting any suspicious websites;

  • Even if the callers are able to tell your personal information, it does not necessarily mean that they are supporting personnel of “iAM Smart”. Scammers can obtain the personal information of the public by unlawful means;

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

  • If in doubt, call the “iAM Smart” hotline at 182 123 or the “Anti-Scam Helpline 18222” for enquiries.