This is the third case in two weeks where victims based overseas have turned to Hong Kong courts to seek redress after money was routed to the city as a result of phone scams. Photo: Roy Issa

Mainland Chinese student in US cheated of US$27,000 in Hong Kong-linked phone scam

Fraudsters posed as consulate staff, police and prosecutor to get victim to transfer money to bank account in city

Topic |   Scams and swindles

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This is the third case in two weeks where victims based overseas have turned to Hong Kong courts to seek redress after money was routed to the city as a result of phone scams. Photo: Roy Issa
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