Police are warning the public against falling prey to scammers posing as mainland officers, who then ask for money as surety to investigate accusations that victims have broken state laws.

Woman, 23, latest Hong Kong phone scam victim with HK$136,000 lost to fraudsters posing as mainland officials

  • Case comes amid 133 per cent surge over past four months, with most of them involving mainland and local tertiary students
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Police are warning the public against falling prey to scammers posing as mainland officers, who then ask for money as surety to investigate accusations that victims have broken state laws.
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