The latest figures show 159 people in Hong Kong were duped out of HK$98 million in online romance scams in the first four months of this year. Photo: AFP

Mainland Chinese visitor whose Hong Kong bank account was used to collect cash from online romance scam arrested

Woman, 42, picked up in Central in connection with swindle that saw victim cheated out of HK$800,000 over five months

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The latest figures show 159 people in Hong Kong were duped out of HK$98 million in online romance scams in the first four months of this year. Photo: AFP
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