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HKMA Alert: SMS impersonation of HKMA

15 Mar 2023 Bogus SMS Purportedly from HKMA The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) received public enquiries about SMS purportedly from HKMA staff to follow up on matters relating to bank accounts and fund transfers. We would like to remind the public that the HKMA staff will not contact the […]

March 2, 2023: OFAC adds to counter narcotics and Iran sanctions, updates Russia listings, issues Iran GL & FAQs – and OFAC-related fraud alert

OFAC added the following entities: BUSHEHR PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY (a.k.a. “BUPC”), No. 7, 3rd and 4th Floor, Sattarkhan St., Habib Elah St., Metolian Blvd., Tehran 1455693916, Iran; Pars Energy Special Economic Zone, Petrochemical Complexes Phase II, Asalouye, Bushehr 7511811374, Iran; Asli Neighborhood, Asli Road Street, Nakhl Taqi’s 15 Kilometer Road, Number […]

Guidance on Companies House impersonation scams

Guidance Reporting scams pretending to be from Companies House What to do if you think you’ve spotted a scam pretending to be from Companies House, and examples of scam emails, letters and telephone calls.From:Companies House Published23 December 2020Last updated7 December 2022 — See all updatesGet emails about this page Contents Many people […]

Someone’s impersonating HKMA’s site…

17 Nov 2022 Fraudulent website purporting to be HKMA’s official website: hxxps://hkma-gov[.]com/ The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) would like to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name hxxps://hkma-gov[.]com/. The public should be aware that the website has no relationship with the HKMA. The […]

FCA Impersonation Fraud Alert

Fake FCA emails, websites, letters and phone calls First published: 02/04/2016 Last updated: 05/07/2022 See all updates Find out about some of the common ways scammers may contact you claiming to be from the FCA. If you get an email, letter or phone call from someone claiming to work for us, it’s important you […]

UK alert on phishing attempts

News story New internet phishing alert New emails and letters appearing to be from employees of the Government Legal Department/Bona Vacantia Division are in circulationFrom:Bona Vacantia and Government Legal DepartmentPublished8 August 2016Last updated13 May 2022 — See all updates Internet phishing alert We are currently aware of emails being sent from bogus email […]