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Hang Seng Bank warns of fraudulent facebook account

The bank said that it will never ask customers to give their personal information through embedded links.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Bank is warning the public of a fraudulent facebook account claiming to be the bank.

The account reportedly may direct customers to fraudulent websites that prompts users to provide personal and credit card information to redeem rewards.

“The bank would like to inform members of the public that it has no connection with these fraudulent Facebook account and websites,” the bank stated in a press release. 

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“Hang Seng will never ask customers to log in to their Personal e-Banking, or to provide personal information such as their HKID number,  e-Banking login credentials, credit card credentials, one-time passwords, email address or password through embedded links, instant messaging apps or similar channels,” the bank furthers stated.

Hang Seng advised members of the public not to access any links when they receive phishing SMS messages or emails related to these fraudulent websites and should not disclose any personal or other information to the sites. 

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