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Online Banking

Strauss-Kahn gives South Sudan some 'special attention'

After some time out of the limelight following his spectacular fall from grace in 2011, former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resurfaced in unusual circumstances.

Thursday, 16 May, 2013, 3:53am

HK$9.6 m targeted in online banking scam

More than HK$9.6 million held in company bank accounts was targeted in a sophisticated e-mail scam that tricked 13 people into revealing the code generated by personal security devices banks issue for customers to conduct transactions online, police say.

9 May 2013 - 5:45am

Guangdong man jailed over massive Hong Kong fraud

A mainland man has been jailed for ten and a half years for laundering HK$13.1 billion – the largest amount of its kind in Hong Kong – over a period of eight months.

23 Jan 2013 - 8:37pm 2 comments

Guangdong man accused of laundering HK$50m per day for eight months

A mainlander allegedly laundered HK$50 million a day for a period of eight months, totalling HK$13 billion, a court heard yesterday.

9 Jan 2013 - 5:17am 3 comments

Mobile banking signals upside for sector

To wait or not to wait? That is the question on the lips of banking customers waiting in line to be served at bank branches across town. 'Not to' was the choice of 68 per cent of customers, who subsequently exited the branch without completing any transaction, according to Winnie Yeung, general manager of Cimigo, who presented the research and consultancy firm's latest study.

30 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Arrests for online theft

Shanghai police have cracked what they claim is the city's biggest internet theft case, local media reported yesterday.

Police said the case involved two suspects who stole more than 160,000 yuan by fraudulently accessing their victim's accounts online.

6 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

HSBC stung into action by e-mail swindles

Online transfers to unregistered third parties are blocked

Hong Kong's biggest bank will no longer allow its customers to make online transfers to third-party accounts unless they register the third account with the bank in person.

10 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Alliance rolls out online service

After a holdup of more than six months, a small-bank Internet alliance announced last year has finally rolled out a joint online service aimed at sharing investment costs among members.

Alliance partners said yesterday security enhancements and a revised implementation strategy was behind the delay in bringing the Internet service to the market.

25 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

HK banks backward and inefficient

In 1985 I had a combined cheque, savings and credit-card account with my Australian bank. No passbook, everything was done with the card, and I got itemised monthly statements.

Similar accounts only became available in Hong Kong in the mid-1990s.

18 Dec 1999 - 12:00am