False News Report Claiming HKMA's Investment in Crypto Products

Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The following is issued on behalf of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority:

     The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) received an enquiry from the public regarding an inaccurate news report purportedly issued by an international news agency. The report claims that the HKMA has invested in crypto products via a dedicated trading platform. The HKMA would like to remind the public that the HKMA has never invested and does not have any plans to invest in any crypto or related products.
     Members of the public who suspect that they have become victims of any fraudulent acts should contact the Police or the Commercial Crime Bureau of the Hong Kong Police Force at 2860 5012 for follow-up actions and investigation by the Police.

Published on: 2018-10-08

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