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Protect yourself from phishing attempts

Nobody wants to fall prey to a phishing email. They are successful enough for cybercriminals to make massive profits. Phishing emails have been around practically since the inception of the Internet, and they will not go away any time soon. Fortunately, there are ways to avoid becoming a victim yourself.

A phishing email claiming to be sent from the 'accounts@groupmarketinghkd company' which is not is now being circulated. This e-mail has been forwarded to an unrevealed random mailing list that involves both clients and non-clients by a fraudulent third party without ties to HKD Group. Our style and approach is not operated like this, we don’t give out verification codes to confirm your email address. We have a team of experts working round the clock, making sure this is stopped with immediate effect.

An example of the phishing e-mail is given below.
An example of the phishing e-mail

When do you identify a suspicious email?

These are some of the red flags to look out for:

  • - Incorrect spelling on the email and the 'From' email address
  • - Not addressing the client by full name
  • - Incorrect contact details (verify contact details on the company’s website)
  • - want you to click on a link to make a payment
  • - offer a coupon for free stuff

Keeping client data secure

We remain fully committed at HKD Group to ensure our customer’s information is 100% secure. We have strict security systems and processes in place, which we consistently update, to safeguard customer personal and investment information.

For more information on phishing and fraud, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email