Financial fraud is rampant and offshore jurisdictions are a key target for the transfer of stolen funds. Digitpol, a Cyber Crime Investigation Agency provides operational and forensic support to firms and persons that have fallen victim to financial crimes. When the stolen funds have been wired to bank accounts in Hong Kong, Digitpol’s office in Hong Kong steps in to assist. Digitpol provides assistance to victims by acting on their behalf locally in Hong Kong.
Digitpol's legal partner is an expert in the recovery of funds in Hong Kong and mainland China, jointly the combination of investigative support and legal services we offer International firms and victims rapid response expertise to assist with the investigation, possible seizure and recovery of stolen funds.
In Hong Kong, the only authority to seize a bank account is the Hong Kong Police or a court order, both process requires solid evidence to open an investigation, often victims are not aware how to present such evidence in a forensically sound manner so that it is taken seriously and an investigation is opened. Digitpol can assist victims with examination of all the evidence you have and with certified forensic software for examination of digital evidence, when all is presented correctly to us, we will write a forensic evidence report and submit it on your behalf to the authorities and the banks.
If you have transferred fraudulent funds to a bank account in Hong Kong, the following is urgent.
- Immediately alert your bank the transaction is fraudulent.
- Report the incident as soon as possible to your local police in the country you reside in. Obtain the Police report or case number.
- Report the case to the Hong Kong Police. Obtain the Police report or case number.
- Engage Digitpol and its legal team to act for you in Hong Kong to examine the evidence, prepare a report, investigate the case by liaising with the Authorities and the Banks.
When Digitpol is engaged, we will immediately contact the receiving banks security department and put them on notice of the fraud, in some cases, when a victim acts in time, funds are frozen.
To file a Police report in Hong Kong, this can only be done in person at the police station or by the E-Crime service. The Police will first need to be satisfied that a crime is actually committed, this is done by the examination of evidence and the evidence that a crime took place. If sufficient evidence is presented the Police will take immediate action.
In the majority of cases related to Internet Fraud, the evidence of a crime is digital evidence, Digitpol can assist with compiling a forensic report that details how the fraud took place and the examination of forensic evidence such as digital data, computer forensics and server logs. Digitpol will present your case to the Police and its legal partner can take civil action when required.
If email fraud, cyber crime or cyber attack happens to you, you need to respond quickly. Email Fraud in its several formats such as online identity theft, financial fraud, stalking, bullying, hacking, e-mail fraud, email spoofing, invoice fraud, email scams, banking scam, CEO fraud. Cyber fraud can lead to major disruption and financial disasters.
If the report is filled in time, there is a high possibility that the fraudster’s bank account can be seized and the funds frozen.
Contact Digitpol: https://digitpol.hk/freeze-funds-in-hong-kong-bank-account/
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