There were 165 victims of phone scams in the first six months of 2018 in Hong Kong. Photo: Dickson Lee

Elderly American woman loses HK$1.5 million after fake ‘Supreme Court attorney’ gets her to transfer cash to Hong Kong account over non-existent drug find

In court writ, retiree says she received phone from fake government officials and a court lawyer and was told to move money to Hong Kong to protect assets

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There were 165 victims of phone scams in the first six months of 2018 in Hong Kong. Photo: Dickson Lee
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