A 31-year-old local woman was arrested at a bank branch in Kowloon Bay on Tuesday after bank staff reported a suspected case of fraud. Photo: Hong Kong PoliceA 31-year-old local woman was arrested at a bank branch in Kowloon Bay on Tuesday after bank staff reported a suspected case of fraud. Photo: Hong Kong Police
A 31-year-old local woman was arrested at a bank branch in Kowloon Bay on Tuesday after bank staff reported a suspected case of fraud. Photo: Hong Kong Police

One arrested after elderly Hong Kong woman swindled out of nearly HK$4 million

  • Police arrest the alleged fraudster at Kowloon Bay bank branch after employees report suspicious activity
  • The perpetrator of the scam had posed as a mainland Chinese official, telling the victim she was accused of money laundering and needed to ‘clear her name’

Topic |   Scams and swindles
A 31-year-old local woman was arrested at a bank branch in Kowloon Bay on Tuesday after bank staff reported a suspected case of fraud. Photo: Hong Kong PoliceA 31-year-old local woman was arrested at a bank branch in Kowloon Bay on Tuesday after bank staff reported a suspected case of fraud. Photo: Hong Kong Police
A 31-year-old local woman was arrested at a bank branch in Kowloon Bay on Tuesday after bank staff reported a suspected case of fraud. Photo: Hong Kong Police
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