You should be aware that telephone and Internet fraud has become widespread. It appears that victims are often initially approached via social media apps such as “Facebook”, “WeChat” and “Line”.
We recently noticed that some fraudsters used the name of "權威財富投資有限公司" to lobby the victim to remit money to bank accounts designated by the fraudsters. We reiterate that權威財富投資有限公司has no relationship with the Company.
We, Power Securities Company Limited always encourage clients to open accounts in face to face meetings, usually in our Hong Kong office. Our staff do not cold call to clients that they do not know.
You should NEVER EVER transfer funds for investment to the personal name of individuals representing themselves as staff of a financial institution. If someone tries to persuade you to do this, you should contact the police immediately.
You can go to the following links for more detailed examples of common fraud.