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Beware of scammers impersonating staff of Anti-Deception Coordination Center (ADCC)

Defrauding Tricks

Recently, scammers, pretending to be staff of ADCC, sent fraudulent messages to overseas citizens, claiming that the recipients were involved in illegal activities such as money laundering, and requesting for their bank account transaction records and personal information for case investigation. During the conversation, the scammers sent images of fake police warrant cards with a view to gaining the trust of the recipients.


Our Advice

  • Even if a caller who knows your personal information, it does not mean that he is a real police officer, because scammers can obtain citizens' personal information through illegal means;

  • Police officers will never ask for your bank account password nor instruct you to transfer money to any designated bank accounts;

  • If someone who claims to be a police officer or staff of a government department and instructs you to disclose personal information and asset details for different reasons, you should check and verify the identity of caller with the relevant agency through official channels;

  • Police officers will never send photos of their warrant cards via social media platforms; and

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