In Hong Kong, men comprise three to five per cent of the victims of online romance frauds. Photo: Shutterstock In Hong Kong, men comprise three to five per cent of the victims of online romance frauds. Photo: Shutterstock
In Hong Kong, men comprise three to five per cent of the victims of online romance frauds. Photo: Shutterstock

Scams and swindles

Retired Hongkonger, 73, loses US$260,000 – his entire savings – to online scammer posing as female American soldier

After six months of correspondence, married local resident realised he had been cheated

Topic |   Scams and swindles
In Hong Kong, men comprise three to five per cent of the victims of online romance frauds. Photo: Shutterstock In Hong Kong, men comprise three to five per cent of the victims of online romance frauds. Photo: Shutterstock
In Hong Kong, men comprise three to five per cent of the victims of online romance frauds. Photo: Shutterstock
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