Online love scammers often pose as white men from Western countries, police say. Photo: Alamy

‘French businessman’ cons Hong Kong woman out of HK$730,000 in city’s latest online love scam

  • Fraudster told victim his business involved trading vehicle parts in Africa, and persuaded her to make more than 50 transactions to accounts on the continent
  • Woman became so upset on discovering the scam she was sent to hospital
Topic |   Scams and swindles

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Online love scammers often pose as white men from Western countries, police say. Photo: Alamy
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