Famous YouTuber Amedee collaborates with Kaohsiung City Police Department on fraud prevention film
【NIA Global News】／translated by Amy Hsieh
To prevent juveniles from becoming fraud victims, the Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Brigade of Kaohsiung City Police Department collaborated with a famous YouTuber Amedee. Su Jia-Yi, a police officer, and Amedee produced a promotional film to provide samples of fraud schemes.
In 2020, most of the fraud victims are students ranging from 19 to 29 years old, Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Brigade mentions.
The promotion video used three stories to explain the possible fraud schemes. The stories are “Stealing information by impersonating as a civil servant,” “Personal information under risk while using public Wi-fi,” and “Romance scam.”
“Stealing information by impersonating as a civil servant”: fraudsters pretend to be policemen or law enforcement officers. They will call a random victim, and ask for their personal information, such as one’s credit card information. When receiving similar phone calls, people should stay alert, and not provide any personal information on the phone.
“Personal information under risk while using public Wi-fi”: users of public Wi-fi are at risk from hackers. Hackers can easily steal people’s personal information through public Wi-fi. It is safer to surf the internet with cellular data.
“Romance scam”: Internet dating has become popular these days. Many people hope to search for love on dating apps or online webs. However, many people end up meeting a fraudster trying to trick people into sending money. While making friends online, remember not to send money to strangers when they ask for money.
If people have any questions about fraud-related cases, feel free to call the 165 Hotline for help. Or call 110 to report the case to the police. Remember to stay alert and be careful of becoming a fraud victim.
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