Some scams have involved fabricated kidnap scenarios in which victims were told relatives had been abducted and a ransom was needed for their release. Photo: Shutterstock

Girl, 14, among 82 students to lose HK$7.6 million in phone scams over 4 months in Hong Kong

  • One university student from mainland China was duped out of HK$950,000
  • Youngest victim was a 14-year-old girl cheated into parting with HK$27,000
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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Some scams have involved fabricated kidnap scenarios in which victims were told relatives had been abducted and a ransom was needed for their release. Photo: Shutterstock
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