Scammers have tried to capitalise on the shortage of masks in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg Scammers have tried to capitalise on the shortage of masks in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
Scammers have tried to capitalise on the shortage of masks in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus pandemic

Mask scam in Hong Kong preying on coronavirus desperation cons seven people out of HK$3 million

  • Woman, 31, arrested in Tsing Yi on Saturday for obtaining property by deception
  • Police believe there could be more victims of the con targeting people trying to protect themselves from Covid-19

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Scammers have tried to capitalise on the shortage of masks in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg Scammers have tried to capitalise on the shortage of masks in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
Scammers have tried to capitalise on the shortage of masks in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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