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HKMA warns of fake bank website

BIScom Subsection: 
Editorial Staff

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has this afternoon issued a notice relating to a fake website for a bank.

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by China CITIC Bank International Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA. Anyone who has provided his or her personal information to the website concerned or has conducted any financial transactions through the website should contact the bank concerned using the contact information provided in the press release, and report to the Police or contact the Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau of the Hong Kong Police Force at 2860 5012.

Fraudulent website address www.online.chinaciticbonline dot com

The following media release is issued by China Citic Bank International

China CITIC Bank International Limited (the “Bank” or “CNCBI”) would like to alert members of the general public and its customers to a fraudulent website at www.online.chinaciticbonline.com. The Bank wishes to declare that it has no connection with thefraudulent website.The Bank has reported the fraudulent websiteto the Hong Kong Police Force and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. For enquiries, or if you believeyou have disclosed your personal information on this website, please contact us at (852) 2287 6767 (select language, then press 7)

China CITIC Bank International LimitedChina CITIC Bank International Limited (“CNCBI”) is 75%-owned by CITIC International Financial Holdings Limited (“CIFH”), which in turn is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited (“CNCB”). The remaining 25% of CNCBI are owned by Tian Yuan Trading Limited, Hong Kong Guansheng Investment Co., Limited, Anxin Trust Co., Limited, Clear Option Limited and Elegant Prime Limited.By providing value-creating financial solutions to define and exceed both wealth management and international business objectives of Greater China and overseas customers, CNCBI aspires to be “the bestoverseas integrated financial services institution”, with thehighest international standards and capabilities.CNCBI’s footprint in Greater China includes 31branches in Hong Kong, as well as branches and presence in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhenand Macau. CNCBI also has overseas branches in New York, Los Angeles and Singapore.More information about CNCBI can be found on its website at www.cncbinternational.com.