Analyses | Public administration and legal system | 2016-09-12 | Sing Tao

Time to stop cold call scams



It is not uncommon for Hongkongers to receive several person-to-person direct telemarketing calls (P2P calls) every day. These random cold calls have become a source of phone scams. As the Stored Value Facilities (SVF) is getting popular, scammers may ask recipients for payment via SVF. Could regulations in Hong Kong keep up with the latest scamming strategies?

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.