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  • Fraud And Ticket Scam Alert

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    2007-12-24 HKT 17:42
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    Source : RTHK News

    FRAUD AND TICKET SCAM ALERT

    Police is investigating the incidence of using fraudulent credit card to purchase Hong Kong Disneyland Tickets and then resold them at lower price to visitors at the Park(Visitors who bought those tickets were refused entry at Hong Kong Disneyland)

    Spokesman for HKDL is advising visitors to purchase Tickets online, at the front gate of Hong Kong Disneyland or designated/authorized ticket outlets, authorized tour agencies and 100 authorized and designated Circle-K retail outlets.

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    Re: Fraud And Ticket Scam Alert

    I know same news from a different source SCMP, at least you get a different slant from what HKDL is reporting:

    Apple Daily
    Fraudulent Disney tickets on sale

    More than 100 void tickets to Hong Kong Disneyland purchased by criminals with fake credit cards were believed to have been on sale to the public at discounted prices. Some uninitiated buyers were refused entry to the park and taken to the police by plain-clothed park security officers. Victims blamed the theme park for failing to publicise the scam beforehand.

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    • #3
      Re: Fraud And Ticket Scam Alert

      That certainly is a different slant, but one that I think unfairly places most of the blame on HKDL for people essentially buying cheap tickets off scalpers. At the end of the day, people need to take responsibility for their own actions.

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      • #4
        Re: Fraud And Ticket Scam Alert

        Originally posted by Sir_Cliff View Post
        That certainly is a different slant, but one that I think unfairly places most of the blame on HKDL for people essentially buying cheap tickets off scalpers. At the end of the day, people need to take responsibility for their own actions.
        Welcome to Hong Kong, people here like to blame everything (especially the large crop / US Firms / Mainland Chinese Firms. Japan is the only exception because HK people likes Japanese products crazily, that's why you can see some HKDL merchandise items got a "Made in Japan" sticker on it) and they never think they were wrong.

        If you know more about the characters of Hong Kong people, then you will understand why HKDL fails.

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        • #5
          Re: Fraud And Ticket Scam Alert

          Originally posted by pennysbay View Post
          Welcome to Hong Kong, people here like to blame everything (especially the large crop / US Firms / Mainland Chinese Firms.

          If you know more about the characters of Hong Kong people, then you will understand why HKDL fails.

          Being a gweilo, I didn't want to submit that. I'm glad you did pennysbay! But you forgot to add our own Government. They have to fix all the problems here. If they don't....well, the world would end wouldn't it?!?

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          • #6
            Re: Fraud And Ticket Scam Alert

            Originally posted by pennysbay View Post
            Welcome to Hong Kong, people here like to blame everything (especially the large crop / US Firms / Mainland Chinese Firms. Japan is the only exception because HK people likes Japanese products crazily, that's why you can see some HKDL merchandise items got a "Made in Japan" sticker on it) and they never think they were wrong.

            If you know more about the characters of Hong Kong people, then you will understand why HKDL fails.
            HKDL fails miserably because it is way TOO SMALL.

            Hong Kong was heavily influenced by Japanese Culture particularly in the 1980's. A majority of the Hong Kong Pop Songs during the 80's were cover version from the very popular J-Pop (Japanese Music). But as times goes by, the influence of Japanese culture diminished, particularly with the rise of Korean Pop Culture. Since the Asian Economic Crisis of 1997, most of the Japanese Department Stores in Hong Kong collapsed, closed down for business or changed hands, e.g. Sogo Hong Kong and Seibu Hong Kong are now owned by Hong Kong Owners, Daimaru Hong Kong, Tokyu Hong Kong, Matsuzakaya Hong Kong, Isetan Hong Kong, Mitsukoshi Hong Kong all closed down.

            A Japanese Label doesn't always guarantee a Success. Furthermore, "A Good Brand Name doesn't always guarantee a Success"




            Last edited by PennysBayChronicle; 12-26-2007, 06:01 AM.

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