Fake Investment Website - Hong Kong

Fake Investment Website Hong Kong

Trading and Investment fraudsters have used a fake website thats similar to the name of a real trading firm, thats live and registered in Hong Kong, the fraud is that the website is not the actual website of the real firm. Digitpol can check all aspects of a website, its domain and carry out checks with the real company to confirm it is theirs (real) or not (fake). In the event the website is fraudulent, then a Police complaint is required. If you have purchased shares on a website that maybe fraudulent contact Digitpol to carry out checks and prepare a report, following that a complaint is necessary at the Hong Kong Police.

Investment Fraud is rising, scams such as stock fraud, broker fraud and investment scams are all well organised and not easily to detect. Digitpol has seen an increase in Investment scams targeting Hong Kong. Digitpol’s operational units deploy daily to assist with the investigation of unlicensed investment firms and the recovery of funds and seizure of rogue bank accounts that are used to facilitate the transfer of scammed funds, Digitpol assists with tracing the funds transferred overseas in cooperation and liaising with International Police and Banks. Digitpol has key relationships with the global banking industry.

Investment fraud is rampant and Hong Kong is a key target for the transfer of funds. Digitpol, a Cyber Crime Investigation Agency provides operational and forensic support to firms that have fallen victim to investment fraud and the stolen funds have been wired to bank accounts in Hong Kong. Digitpol provides assistance to foreign firms 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 rapid response expertise to assist with the investigation, seizure and recovery of stolen funds.

If you have transferred funds to a bank account in Hong Kong, the following is urgent.

  1. Report the incident as soon as possible to your local police in the country you reside in. Obtain the Police report or case number.
  2. Immediately alert your bank the transaction is fraudulent.
  3. Engage Digitpol and its legal team to act for you in Hong Kong by reporting the complaint to the Police and conducting an Investigation by liaising with the Police and the banks.

The evidence, 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 Investment 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.