The money the woman lost was nearly seven times the previous record for a single online romance ruse. Photo: Shutterstock

Online romance scam record for Hong Kong as Wan Chai businesswoman loses US$23 million to ‘British engineer’

Victim transferred money to a con artist overseas in a series of transactions over four years

Topic |   Scams and swindles

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The money the woman lost was nearly seven times the previous record for a single online romance ruse. Photo: Shutterstock
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