UM holds a “Scam Prevention Workshop” for Administrative Staff
No. of participants: around 100 參與人數: 約100人

In view of the recent increase of fraud cases in Macao, and to enhance the awareness of UM staff members on scam prevention, the “Scam Prevention Workshop” was held on 21 June 2024 (Friday). Mr. KONG Ka Wai, Principal Criminal Investigator of the Judiciary Police, served as the guest speaker. The workshop was very well received. Nearly 100 colleagues participated.

During the workshop, Mr. KONG presented the common types of fraud cases in Macao (e.g., Scam Calls, Internet Fraud, etc.), the recent upward trend of these cases, the useful techniques for scam prevention, the strategies for helping others to stay alert and prevent being victimized, as well as the functions of the anti-fraud program launched by the Judiciary Police.

An individual workshop that targets UM academic staff will also be held in Quarter 3 of 2024. The University hopes that these workshops can enhance UM staff’s understanding on the various types of fraud cases, and to strengthen their awareness on scam prevention and skills in handling fraud cases.