A portion of the money was laundered through local bank accounts and moved around the world before the authorities lost track of the funds. Photo: Alamy

HK$6 billion in scammed funds transferred through Hong Kong bank accounts in past 15 months

  • Police anti-fraud squad seized more than HK$1.1 billion, or 20 per cent of the payments, but fraudsters pocketed the rest
Topic |   Scams and swindles

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A portion of the money was laundered through local bank accounts and moved around the world before the authorities lost track of the funds. Photo: Alamy
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