Officers from Hong Kong’s Anti-Deception Coordination Centre managed to intercept HK$250 million of the funds stolen from a Japanese bank before it was transferred out of the city. Photo: Shutterstock Officers from Hong Kong’s Anti-Deception Coordination Centre managed to intercept HK$250 million of the funds stolen from a Japanese bank before it was transferred out of the city. Photo: Shutterstock
Officers from Hong Kong’s Anti-Deception Coordination Centre managed to intercept HK$250 million of the funds stolen from a Japanese bank before it was transferred out of the city. Photo: Shutterstock

HK$310 million Japanese bank swindle biggest of year so far for Hong Kong police’s online crime specialists

  • Anti-deception unit manages to intercept about 80 per cent of the involved funds before scammers can transfer it out of city bank accounts
  • While the number of reported email cases for January and February does not vary greatly from 2019, the amounts involved have more than doubled

Topic |   Scams and swindles
Officers from Hong Kong’s Anti-Deception Coordination Centre managed to intercept HK$250 million of the funds stolen from a Japanese bank before it was transferred out of the city. Photo: Shutterstock Officers from Hong Kong’s Anti-Deception Coordination Centre managed to intercept HK$250 million of the funds stolen from a Japanese bank before it was transferred out of the city. Photo: Shutterstock
Officers from Hong Kong’s Anti-Deception Coordination Centre managed to intercept HK$250 million of the funds stolen from a Japanese bank before it was transferred out of the city. Photo: Shutterstock
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