HKMCA warns against purported representation of HKMCA

The following is issued on behalf of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority:
     It has come to the notice of HKMC Annuity Limited (HKMCA) that there have been suspected case of individuals purportedly representing the HKMCA to invite the elderly to meet outside the designated branches of Agent Banks or the HKMCA servicing centres such as shopping centre or fast food restaurant chain to discuss life annuity product. The HKMCA today (September 3) would like to remind the public on the following:
  1. The sales meetings of HKMC Annuity plan will only be conducted in the designated branches of the Agent Banks, the HKMCA Application Servicing Centre located in Cheung Sha Wan (Note 1) or the HKMCA Customer Service Centre located in Sheung Wan (Note 2);
  2. Cash payment is not accepted for premium payment of HKMC Annuity Plan.  Application fee is not required. If the applicants pay the premium by crossed cheque, the applicants should only write "HKMC Annuity Limited" as the payee; and
  3. Do not provide any personal information to any persons if you have doubt on their identity.
     Should the applicants have any doubt regarding the validity of the documents issued by the HKMCA or the identity of persons purportedly representing the HKMCA, the applicants should contact the HKMCA directly (Hotline: 2512 5000).
Note 1: The address is 22/F, 909 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon.
Note 2: The address is 35/F, Cosco Tower (High Block), Grand Millennium Plaza, 183 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong.

Ends/Monday, September 3, 2018
Issued at HKT 19:29