Fraudsters have tried to exploit the demand for masks. Photo: AFP Fraudsters have tried to exploit the demand for masks. Photo: AFP
Fraudsters have tried to exploit the demand for masks. Photo: AFP

Chinese man jailed for more than six years over medical equipment scam at height of coronavirus pandemic

  • The fraudster from Hubei province collected orders worth US$61,000 but spent most of the money on online gambling
  • In another case in the same city, two men were jailed and fined for using fake documents to import medical supplies

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Fraudsters have tried to exploit the demand for masks. Photo: AFP Fraudsters have tried to exploit the demand for masks. Photo: AFP
Fraudsters have tried to exploit the demand for masks. Photo: AFP
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