Fraudulent Bank Websites, Phishing E-mails and Similar Scams

API Detailed Documentation

API URL:

https://api.hkma.gov.hk/public/bank-svf-info/fraudulent-bank-scams?lang=en

API Data Enquiry

Request Parameters (Mandatory)

Parameter Name Description
lang To input the language selected to output.
Format: lang=(en|tc)
Example: lang=en

Output Fields (JSON)

Swagger Format
Name Type Description
issue_dateDateIssue Date
Date in ISO format yyyy-mm-dd, For example, 1997-01-01
alleged_nameStringAlleged Name
scam_typeStringType of the Scam
pr_urlStringHyperlink to the Press Release
fraud_website_addressStringFraudulent Website Address

API Examples

Javascript Example

  
$.ajax({

url: 'https://api.hkma.gov.hk/public/bank-svf-info/fraudulent-bank-scams?lang=en&offset=0',

dataType:'json',

success:function(data){

alert('results found:'+ data.result.datasize)

}

});

Python Example

  
import urllib.request

url = 'https://api.hkma.gov.hk/public/bank-svf-info/fraudulent-bank-scams?lang=en&offset=0'

with urllib.request.urlopen (url) as req:

print (req.read())

How to use the APIs

To learn more, please visit API documentation.