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Beware of Phone Scammers Impersonating Mainland Law Enforcement Officers (Keep updating)

Defrauding Tricks

Recently, members of the public have received scam calls with caller ID +86 2559 5314, purporting to be made from law enforcement officers of Guiyuan Police Station in the Mainland. The callers claimed that the recipients had violated Mainland laws because their lost Exit-Entry Permits had been misused for SIM card registration. The recipients were asked to provide their personal information for case investigation, or they would be prohibited from leaving Hong Kong.

The public should be mindful of scammers who will change caller IDs with caller ID spoofing technology called VoIP to call members of the public, purporting to be calls from Mainland law enforcement agencies. For more information, please visit the following web pages of the Shenzhen Public Security Bureau (PSB).

About the Shenzhen PSB (in Chinese only)

External phone numbers and detailed addresses of agencies under the Shenzhen PSB (in Chinese only)

List of phone numbers and addresses of the police stations under the Shenzhen PSB (in Chinese only)

Our Advice

  • Do not believe unknown callers or disclose your personal information, bank account number and password to them;

  • Even if strangers are able to tell your personal information or send you legal documents with your photos, it does not necessarily mean that they are genuine law enforcement officers. Scammers can obtain the personal information of the public by unlawful means;

  • Stay alert if anyone claim themselves as officers of law enforcement or government agencies. You should contact corresponding agencies to verify their identities;

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

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