Investment Fraud Hong Kong

Chinese Stock Broker Fraud

The sale of Chinese shares or stocks is common, so is fraud, we investigate Chinese stock brokers and Chinese Investment Funds. Digitpol investigates scams such as stock fraud, issuing of shares, broker fraud and investment scams, these are all well organised and not easily to detect. Digitpol has seen an increase in Investment and stock broker scams targeting Hong Kong. Digitpol’s operational units deploy daily to assist with the verification of stock brokers and checks on issued shares, validate share certificates, validate investment firms offering such sales.

Digitpol conducts checks on several layers, checks at the official registration offices, document examination, email examination, verification at the stock exchange, share certification checks and on-site visits to the stock brokers office.

If you have purchased shares in Hong Kong that you suspect to be fraudulent contact Digitpol to carry out checks and prepare a report, following that a complaint is necessary at the Hong Kong Police.

If you have transferred funds to a fraudulent 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.

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.

If you have purchased shares in a HK registered firm and you would like to validate the share certification contact us. If your unsure of an investment offering, you can check if the investment firm has a license to operate or consult with Digitpol to check on your behalf. We also offer an on-site inspection at the investment firm.

Digitpol is available 24/7.   Phone HK: +85239733884

What Happens When You Report a Case To Digitpol?

If you report a case to Digitpol we will examine the data that you have provided,  if evidence exists and we are in position to assist you, we will start an investigation, the first step is the detail all the evidence into a report so that the fraud is clear.

The second step is a report to the Police, you can do this yourself and use our report or we can submit the report on your behalf, to do this we require a power of attorney, once the Police starts an investigation the entire matter is in the jurisdiction of the Police, during this period and in agreement, we may provide additional information or new evidence to the Police.

In the event you have transferred funds to a bank account in Hong Kong, we will issue a notice of the fraud to the banks fraud department.

What are Digitpol's costs to investigate my case? 

Digitpol is a private agency therefore we charge for the time to conduct research. The costs is based on our hourly rate of 150USD per hour or an agreed set fee for the case. The first stage of the investigation is an interview, this is a fee of 22USD.

How can I avoid the costs?

If you report the case to the Police there is no costs.

To report the case to Digitpol, is there a cost and what will it cover? 

If you report a case to Digitpol using the form below, the cost is 22USD, this covers the time for our agents to read the file, look into the evidence you supplied, in some cases we may ask you for more evidence such as screenshots of the communications with the fraudsters or further evidence related to your case.

In the majority of cases the evidence contains a website or a company, we will start to check the website's meta data and the companies presence in Hong Kong. If you have transferred funds to a bank in Hong Kong and you have presented sufficient evidence of fraud, we will issue a notice to the bank.  This fee covers the first stage of an investigation known as an "intake" or "interview", during this we may prepare to present the case to the Police.