DH alert on email, website hoax

February 6, 2020

The Department of Health today appealed to people to beware of a deceptive email, sent in its name, asking recipients to donate $100 to support the development of a novel coronavirus vaccine.

 

The department clarified that it issued no such email, which was sent from "Department of Health<[email protected]>".

 

It also clarified that a website included in the email, with the domain name “www.dh.gov.hk/donate/coronavirus-2020,” is not the department’s official site.

 

The case was referred to Police for further investigation.

 

Anyone who provided personal information or conducted financial transactions with the website concerned should contact Police.

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