Police launch anti-online face mask scams campaign in New Territories


26th March 2020 – (Hong Kong) The chairman and members of ‘Fight Crime Committee’ of Police district in New Territories North Region gave out personal protection products emblazoned with anti-scam messages and promotional leaflets to the public who live at the border, Tai Po, Yuen Long, and Tuen Mun Districts.

It is hoped that such an initiative can remind everyone to be aware of face mask scams on the Internet. There have been many cases of online scams in the past few weeks involving fraudulent transactions of surgical masks.

Picture credit: Hong Kong Police