Hongkongers were swindled out of more than HK$48 million in face masks scams in the first three months of this year. Photo: Martin Chan Hongkongers were swindled out of more than HK$48 million in face masks scams in the first three months of this year. Photo: Martin Chan
Hongkongers were swindled out of more than HK$48 million in face masks scams in the first three months of this year. Photo: Martin Chan

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: con artists swindle thousands of Hongkongers in face mask scams totalling HK$48 million

  • Local firm was hardest hit after international fraudsters conned it out of HK$20 million (US$2.6 million)
  • More than 3,000 victims in the city over first three months of this year

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Hongkongers were swindled out of more than HK$48 million in face masks scams in the first three months of this year. Photo: Martin Chan Hongkongers were swindled out of more than HK$48 million in face masks scams in the first three months of this year. Photo: Martin Chan
Hongkongers were swindled out of more than HK$48 million in face masks scams in the first three months of this year. Photo: Martin Chan
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