Anti-Deception Events

Operation SHIELD Publicity Campaign


1. Between 1300 and 1400 hours on 2023-1-52
2. Between 1330 and 1430 hours on 2023-1-11
3. Between 1330 and 1430 hours on 2023-1-18
4. Between 1330 and 1430 hours on 2023-1-25


1. Java Road Market, North Point
2. Chai Wan Market
3. Causeway Bay Market
4. Siu Sai Wan Wet Market

Target Audience

The general public


The highlight of the Events are 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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Eastern Police District