(From left) Police officers Hui Chung-hang and Joseph Luk, and senior labour officer Yeung Chi-kit. Photo: Nora Tam

Unwary jobseekers lose HK$19 million as fraudsters in Hong Kong take out hefty loans using personal details of victims or ask for deposits to secure bogus work

  • Number of fraud cases involving false job offers increased from 33 in 2017 to 143 in 2018, according to police
  • Scammers meet job hopefuls and ask for personal details such as identity card number and then use the information to take out loans
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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(From left) Police officers Hui Chung-hang and Joseph Luk, and senior labour officer Yeung Chi-kit. Photo: Nora Tam
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