Fraudsters have had billions of Hong Kong dollars intercepted by Hong Kong police, but they are still making off with vast sums of ill-gotten cash. Photo: ShutterstockFraudsters have had billions of Hong Kong dollars intercepted by Hong Kong police, but they are still making off with vast sums of ill-gotten cash. Photo: Shutterstock
Fraudsters have had billions of Hong Kong dollars intercepted by Hong Kong police, but they are still making off with vast sums of ill-gotten cash. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong police intercept HK$6.3 billion scammed from victims of phone and internet swindles over three years

  • Con artists targeting romance seekers, companies sourcing surgical masks and those eligible for government’s HK$10,000 handout
  • Anti-Deception Coordination Centre has already frozen HK$1.88 billion of swindled money in the first half of this year

Topic |   Crime
Fraudsters have had billions of Hong Kong dollars intercepted by Hong Kong police, but they are still making off with vast sums of ill-gotten cash. Photo: ShutterstockFraudsters have had billions of Hong Kong dollars intercepted by Hong Kong police, but they are still making off with vast sums of ill-gotten cash. Photo: Shutterstock
Fraudsters have had billions of Hong Kong dollars intercepted by Hong Kong police, but they are still making off with vast sums of ill-gotten cash. Photo: Shutterstock
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