Hong Kong police say a mainland man initially targeted with phone calls lost HK$7.13 million to scammers. Photo: Warton Li Hong Kong police say a mainland man initially targeted with phone calls lost HK$7.13 million to scammers. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong police say a mainland man initially targeted with phone calls lost HK$7.13 million to scammers. Photo: Warton Li

Mainland man living in Hong Kong conned out of HK$7.13 million as fake arrest warrants added to scammer playbook

  • After a series of phone calls, the 27-year-old had a knock on his door from a woman pretending to be a mainland law enforcement official
  • Police say fraudsters shifting focus from city’s elderly to those moving across the border to work and study

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
Hong Kong police say a mainland man initially targeted with phone calls lost HK$7.13 million to scammers. Photo: Warton Li Hong Kong police say a mainland man initially targeted with phone calls lost HK$7.13 million to scammers. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong police say a mainland man initially targeted with phone calls lost HK$7.13 million to scammers. Photo: Warton Li
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