The rise in the number of online scamming cases had prompted Hong Kong police to mount the joint operation. Photo: ShutterstockThe rise in the number of online scamming cases had prompted Hong Kong police to mount the joint operation. Photo: Shutterstock
The rise in the number of online scamming cases had prompted Hong Kong police to mount the joint operation. Photo: Shutterstock

Syndicate that conned 139 women in love scams busted in joint operation by police from Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia and Singapore

  • The syndicate swindled US$4.34 million from 139 women across the four locations
  • 39 people were arrested, and three dozen other suspects were also nabbed for trying to launder the proceeds of the crime

Topic |   Scams and swindles
The rise in the number of online scamming cases had prompted Hong Kong police to mount the joint operation. Photo: ShutterstockThe rise in the number of online scamming cases had prompted Hong Kong police to mount the joint operation. Photo: Shutterstock
The rise in the number of online scamming cases had prompted Hong Kong police to mount the joint operation. Photo: Shutterstock
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