Leo Ho was one of a number of victims caught in a phone scam, in which culprits pose as Chinese officials and direct victims to a fake government website. It was first reported in Hong Kong in 2014. Illustration: SCMP

Hong Kong celebrity scam victim Leo Ho breaks silence to warn of dangers – and tells of his humiliation

  • Harmonica world champion Leo Ho lost all his savings when purported law enforcement officers in China got him to send them HK$5.9 million
  • Being shamed online made him hit rock bottom, and by telling his story he hopes to help others avoid falling into the same trap
Topic |   Scams and swindles

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Leo Ho was one of a number of victims caught in a phone scam, in which culprits pose as Chinese officials and direct victims to a fake government website. It was first reported in Hong Kong in 2014. Illustration: SCMP
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