(L-R) Wong Sau-lok, senior inspector, Commercial Crime Bureau; Hui Hong-kit, chief inspector, Regional Crime Unit, Hong Kong Island; Chan Tin-chu, superintendent, Commercial Crime Bureau; Lee Hau-chi, assistant registry manager, Public Search Division, Companies Registry; and Wu Miu-yee, chief inspector, Commercial Crime Bureau. The security officials announced the arrest of 17 suspects as part of operation Boldfighter at a press conference at the Police Headquarters in Wan Chai on Friday. Photo: Winson Wong

Police bust crime ring that bilked Hong Kong homeowners out of HK$64 million by posing as financial advisors

  • Scam was to call residents with mortgages and tell them to pay them off at once through a fake intermediary
  • The 17 suspects are believed to belong to criminal syndicates
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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(L-R) Wong Sau-lok, senior inspector, Commercial Crime Bureau; Hui Hong-kit, chief inspector, Regional Crime Unit, Hong Kong Island; Chan Tin-chu, superintendent, Commercial Crime Bureau; Lee Hau-chi, assistant registry manager, Public Search Division, Companies Registry; and Wu Miu-yee, chief inspector, Commercial Crime Bureau. The security officials announced the arrest of 17 suspects as part of operation Boldfighter at a press conference at the Police Headquarters in Wan Chai on Friday. Photo: Winson Wong
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