Hong Kong police were involved in some cases because the money was transferred to bank accounts in the city. Photo: Warton LiHong Kong police were involved in some cases because the money was transferred to bank accounts in the city. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong police were involved in some cases because the money was transferred to bank accounts in the city. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong police intercept more than US$384 million swindled from victims of internet and phone scams around world

  • Some money was frozen elsewhere in Asia and in Europe when anti-fraud squad sought help from overseas authorities through Interpol, source says
  • Insider warns the chance of recovering defrauded money depends on whether victims quickly realise they have been scammed

Topic |   Crime
Hong Kong police were involved in some cases because the money was transferred to bank accounts in the city. Photo: Warton LiHong Kong police were involved in some cases because the money was transferred to bank accounts in the city. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong police were involved in some cases because the money was transferred to bank accounts in the city. Photo: Warton Li
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