Hong Kong police say they have arrested eight people in connection with scams worth HK$580,000. Photo: Warton Li

Coronavirus: Hong Kong mask panic a boon for online scammers, as more than 100 residents tell police they were hoodwinked

  • Eight arrests made after scams totalling HK$580,000 brought to police attention through Wednesday
  • Scammers typically disappear once a prepayment has been made by the victim
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Hong Kong police say they have arrested eight people in connection with scams worth HK$580,000. Photo: Warton Li
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