Hong Kong police said the number of fraud cases rose 18 per cent last year to 8,372. Among those cases, there were 2,064 reports of social media scams. Photo: Alamy

Online shopping scams are up nearly 35 per cent from 2018, Hong Kong police figures show

  • Average of six reported cases of online shopping fraud per day, police say
  • Scams include electronics, handbags, mooncake vouchers and concert tickets
Topic |   Scams and swindles

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Hong Kong police said the number of fraud cases rose 18 per cent last year to 8,372. Among those cases, there were 2,064 reports of social media scams. Photo: Alamy
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