Regina Ip said she only found out about the scam on Tuesday when a member of staff from her bank contacted her to tell her a US$65,000 transfer had gone through and another transfer had been requested.  Photo: BloombergRegina Ip said she only found out about the scam on Tuesday when a member of staff from her bank contacted her to tell her a US$65,000 transfer had gone through and another transfer had been requested.  Photo: Bloomberg
Regina Ip said she only found out about the scam on Tuesday when a member of staff from her bank contacted her to tell her a US$65,000 transfer had gone through and another transfer had been requested. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong lawmaker Regina Ip falls victim to HK$500,000 cybertheft

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Regina Ip said she only found out about the scam on Tuesday when a member of staff from her bank contacted her to tell her a US$65,000 transfer had gone through and another transfer had been requested.  Photo: BloombergRegina Ip said she only found out about the scam on Tuesday when a member of staff from her bank contacted her to tell her a US$65,000 transfer had gone through and another transfer had been requested.  Photo: Bloomberg
Regina Ip said she only found out about the scam on Tuesday when a member of staff from her bank contacted her to tell her a US$65,000 transfer had gone through and another transfer had been requested. Photo: Bloomberg
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