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Nantou County Police Bureau Address.:  No.133, Nangang 2nd Rd., Nantou City, Nantou County 540, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
* Scam prevention technique 1
Date : 96/11/14
Scam prevention technique 1

- Don’t be greedy
- Verify first
- Be aware that ATM can only transfer money out, it cannot transfer money back in.
- Keep your personal Ids, credit cards, and passports safe.
- Call 165 or 110 for scam prevention,
- Make sure the products you purchase online is the same as the market price, and it is better to transact face-to-face.

Scam prevention technique 2
- Avoid using unfamiliar ATMs or those that are temporarily operating.
- When an ATM machine is malfunctioned, contact the bank immediately to prevent scams.
- Old people should separate account books and stamps, or they should be kept by another family member.
- It is better to use signature for verification rather than personal stamps in case of being misused.

Scam prevention technique 3

- Keep in mind that it takes three working days to process a check, so beware that scammers might used bounced checks to scam you.
- When joining a friendly society, the leader and the members of the society should keep attention on each other. All transactions of member fees should be signed.
- When buying or selling a house, a reliable and trustful scrivener should be found to handle the transaction, or computer network should be used to monitor the transaction.
- When you received a message about a family member or a friend is in trouble and needed help, you should first contact your family or friend to reconfirm.

Scam prevention technique 4
- When you gamble, you lose more than you win. Beware of con artists when you gamble.
- When you encounter public servants in duty, do not trust them only by their uniform and accessories, but you should also ask them to show you identifications.
- Be suspicious when people selling gold and jewelry for very cheap prices.
- Only prescription medicines can properly treat diseases and illnesses, do not believe in remedies or you might fall into a scam.
- Overly obsessed with religions and beliefs can lead you into criminals’ traps.

Scam prevention technique 5

- If you lost your identification, go to your local residency information service for renewal. You should also check the website http//www.ris.gov.tw for making sure your information is process and updated. Then after the renewal is processed, send a copy of your new identification request application to the Joint Credit Information Center to prevent identity theft.
- When a student wants to find a part-time job, the student should closely exam the contract. If wage deduction or deposit fee is required for the job, do not sign the contract easily. If you have unfortunately fallen into a scam, be sure to call the police and report the case, so the police can block the scammers’ phone number and account number to prevent more people from becoming victims.
Address.:  No.133, Nangang 2nd Rd., Nantou City, Nantou County 540, Taiwan (R.O.C.)  TEL: +886-49-2222111   E-mail: ncpb09@mail.ncpb.gov.tw
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