For Immediate Release

Alert on Fraudulent Facebook and WhatsApp Account

Hong Kong, 28 December, 2023 -  Airstar Bank (“the Bank”) wishes to alert members of the public the fraudulent Facebook and WhatsApp account using the domain name "hxxps://www[.]facebook[.]com/61554410189643" and "hxxps://wa[.]me/message/BBYHJ53DMTPNK1" requesting fund transfer to third party account, personal information and other sensitive information, or calling back a bogus hotline number quoted in the website. Customers should also refrain from visiting the website and downloading any suspicious files from the website.

The Bank hereby disclaim that the above accounts do not belong to the Bank and has no affiliation with the Bank. The official account domain name of Airstar Bank on Facebook is “" and the official account name on Facebook is “Airstar Bank”. As of the moment, Airstar Bank does not possess a WhatsApp account.

The case has been reported to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Hong Kong Police Force for further investigation.

Customers who may have provided sensitive information or have conducted any transactions through the above-mentioned channels are advised to immediately report the case to the Hong Kong Police Force and call the banking hotline at +852 3718 1818 for immediate verification.