Hong Kong Authorities Warn of Fake Dah Sing Bank Website

HONG KONG – The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has warned the public against a fraudulent website that claims to be the official site of Dah Sing Bank Ltd (DSB).

The website, dahsingbankonline.com, was still up despite the warning from the Hong Kong authority as of this posting.

dah-sing-bankThe site carries photos of DSB banks and even provide press releases and regulatory disclosures.

It also features electronic application form and has a page for electronic banking.

“The DSB has clarified taht it has no connection with the fraudulent website,” the HKMA said in a statement posted on its website.

Anyone who has provided his or her personal information to the website or has conducted any financial transactions through the website should contact DSB at 2507 8000 and any local Police Station or the Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau of the Hong Kong Police Force at 2860 5012, the HKMA said.

Experts said the website utilizes the globally notorious phishing scam, the illegal attempt to acquire sensitive information by masquerading as a trustworthy entity. – BusinessNewsAsia.com

The official HKMA statement can be viewed here