Anti-Deception Events

Operation SHIELD Publicity Campaign

Time

  1. Between 1330 and 1430 hours on 2022-11-02

  2. Between 1330 and 1430 hours on 2022-11-09

  3. Between 1330 and 1430 hours on 2022-11-16

  4. Between 1330 and 1430 hours on 2022-11-23

  5. Between 1330 and 1430 hours on 2022-11-30

Venue

  1. Outside Exit C, Shau Kei Wan Station

  2. Outside Exit B1, North Point Station

  3. Outside Exit A, Hang Fa Chuen Station

  4. At the junction of Model lane and King’s road, North Point

  5. Outside Exit D1, Taikoo Shing Station

Target Audience

The general public

Details

The highlight of the Event is as follows:

 

In 2021, 19,249 deception cases were recorded, representing a significant increase by 24% as comparted with last year.  The total number of deception cases amount to approx. 30% of all cases.  In Eastern District, there were a total of 698 deception cases reported between January and June 2022, representing an increase of 59.7% (+261 cases) from 437 deception cases in the same period last year.

 

In light of the increasingly prevalent deception trends, EDIST launched an anti-deception operation named “Operation SHIELD”- 防騙盾(the Operation) with a view to raising the public awareness of various kinds of scams for prevention.

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External link

東區警區 Eastern Police District