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  1. Credit card fraud rides on good times

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Credit card fraud and other economic crimes are mushrooming as the economy booms and purchasing power grows, the Ministry of Public Security warned yesterday. In the first six months of the year, the mainland recorded 1,171 cases of credit card fraud, a 29 per cent jump on the same period last year, involving 44.6 million yuan. Ministry spokesman Wu Heping said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/614011/credit-card-fraud-rides-good-times
  2. Con man takes diners' credit cards

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Diners are being warned to beware of a con man posing as a dim sum restaurant captain who stole credit cards from three customers when they paid their bills in three different ... the items were resold. Police said one victim was told he would get a 10 per cent discount if he paid the bill with a credit card. Surveillance camera footage taken from the restaurants showed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709567/con-man-takes-diners-credit-cards
  3. How not to get caught in the net

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and type in the actual Web address (example, http://www.scmp.com). Be secure When shopping online, entering information such as credit card numbers, or updating personal information, make sure you're using a secure website. If you are on a secure Web server, the address will begin with https:// instead of http://. Keep an eye on your accounts Check your credit card and bank statements ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/481090/how-not-get-caught-net
  4. Ghanaian tourist jailed for Net fraud

    Posted Aug 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A tourist from Ghana was sentenced to 32 months imprisonment for stealing a wireless internet connection from another computer user and then using stolen credit card ... a wireless router and then made six online purchases of electronic goods worth HK$36,000. Different credit card information was used in each of the purchases. A delivery address in Tsuen Wan was also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/605874/ghanaian-tourist-jailed-net-fraud
  5. Urbtix makes collection easier

    Posted May 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan Users of the Urbtix internet or credit card telephone booking systems can now collect their pre-paid tickets at any of the 36 ticket dispensing machines at performance venues across the city. Previously, they could only collect tickets over the counter. Users can also opt for postal delivery of tickets up to seven days before a performance. More information ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967302/urbtix-makes-collection-easier
  6. Make your mobile an electronic wallet

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung A new MasterCard payment system will allow users to complete transactions using their mobile phones. Signatures were only required for purchases through the PayPass system of HK$200 and above, and users could spend all the way to their credit limit, MasterCard said. PayPass offered a 'convenient alternative to cash that allows smaller transactions to be completed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/588970/make-your-mobile-electronic-wallet
  7. Data watchdog opposes Net plan

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Using credit-card numbers to authenticate the age of internet users poses an unnecessary risk to personal data, the privacy watchdog says in a submission to the consultation ... to subscribers. They would also create a system that would use credit-card data to authenticate the age of internet users who wanted to enter sites hosted in Hong Kong that contained obscene or indecent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660287/data-watchdog-opposes-net-plan
  8. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Visa targets smartphone payments in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... payWave contactless payment application. The use of payWave-enabled Visa credit cards in Hong Kong "has reached critical mass", which would allow the introduction of an additional convenient payment system, Tobin said yesterday. There are now one million payWave-enabled credit cards in Hong Kong, a milestone that made the city Visa's "fastest-growing market" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1041043/visa-targets-smartphone-payments-hong-kong
  9. Take care, don't ruin a great deal

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Sophie Paine

    ... online. Check the site's payment security: some people have had their credit card information stolen when they shopped online. Make sure that the website uses 'SSL' encryption. Only enter your credit card information on a website address starting with: https:// to ensure your transaction remains private. Some banks offer a specific credit card number each time you shop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651894/take-care-dont-ruin-great-deal
  10. Shop cash-free by using phone app

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... future, they could also pay for their taxi rides using that. Once the smartphone app, a software application called nova.m, is activated, users' bank and credit card accounts can be linked ... for smartphones and similar devices to establish radio communication with each other by bringing them into close proximity. 'It replaces the swipe of credit cards,' said Ajmal Samuel, president ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003921/shop-cash-free-using-phone-app

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