Victims said the social media accounts they bought goods on looked authentic. Photo: Nora Tam

How online fraudsters are using shady Instagram accounts and Hong Kong protests to their advantage to sell fake luxury goods to unwitting victims

  • Victims said they were scammed between August and December, and had lost sums ranging from HK$2,800 (US$360) to HK$64,200
  • Would-be buyers urged to stay vigilant and not to transfer money if they had doubts about the identity of the seller
Topic |   Scams and swindles
Victims said the social media accounts they bought goods on looked authentic. Photo: Nora Tam
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