Hongkong Post alerts public to phishing email

2020.11.04

Hongkong Post today (November 4) reminded members of the public to be alert to emails alleged to be sent by Hongkong Post requiring recipients to settle payment for mail delivery.

A Hongkong Post spokesman said, "Hongkong Post would not make any requests via email for customers to settle payment for mail delivery. The recently found emails bearing the name and logo of Hongkong Post as shown in the attachment were not sent by Hongkong Post. Members of the public are advised to not click on the links of any suspicious email, not provide any of their personal and/or credit card information through such links, nor make any payment. Hongkong Post has reported such fraudulent emails to the Police for investigation."

Hongkong Post again alerts the public that in case of doubt about the authenticity of any email, SMS message or website alleged to be from Hongkong Post, please do not click on their embedded links, provide personal and/or credit card information, or make any payment. For enquiries, please call the Hongkong Post General Enquiry Hotline at 2921 2222.

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