Hong Kong police dealt with 12,900 reports of deception in the first 10 months of the year. Photo: Warton Li Hong Kong police dealt with 12,900 reports of deception in the first 10 months of the year. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong police dealt with 12,900 reports of deception in the first 10 months of the year. Photo: Warton Li

Crime

Thirteen Hongkongers accused of using false data in bungled attempts to open virtual bank accounts detained following citywide raids

  • Police believe some of the suspects planned to sell accounts or use them to launder crime proceeds, while others wanted to get welcome gifts
  • Officers are trying to find out whether they were all part of the same syndicate and say further arrests are possible

Topic |   Crime
Hong Kong police dealt with 12,900 reports of deception in the first 10 months of the year. Photo: Warton Li Hong Kong police dealt with 12,900 reports of deception in the first 10 months of the year. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong police dealt with 12,900 reports of deception in the first 10 months of the year. Photo: Warton Li
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