Police display seized iPhones and credit cards believed to be tied to an online scam involving air purifiers. Photo: HandoutPolice display seized iPhones and credit cards believed to be tied to an online scam involving air purifiers. Photo: Handout
Police display seized iPhones and credit cards believed to be tied to an online scam involving air purifiers. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong third wave: three arrested over online air purifier scam worth HK$100,000, as Covid-19 cons mount

  • Police said the trio, aged 25 to 33, were selling the devices for HK$900 a piece via social media, only to never deliver them
  • The arrests took place on Thursday and Friday in a sweep across Sau Mau Ping, Sha Tin and Cheung Sha Wan

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic: All stories
Police display seized iPhones and credit cards believed to be tied to an online scam involving air purifiers. Photo: HandoutPolice display seized iPhones and credit cards believed to be tied to an online scam involving air purifiers. Photo: Handout
Police display seized iPhones and credit cards believed to be tied to an online scam involving air purifiers. Photo: Handout
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