Many overseas investors have found themselves duped in Hong Kong-based stock scams. Photo: Sam Tsang Many overseas investors have found themselves duped in Hong Kong-based stock scams. Photo: Sam Tsang
Many overseas investors have found themselves duped in Hong Kong-based stock scams. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong online stocks con men use romance, get-rich-quick schemes to trick victims in Singapore, Macau

  • Fraudsters fool victims outside Hong Kong into putting millions into ‘pump and dump’ scam
  • Spike in online investment fraud cases up to October, with 379 reports involving HK$196 million

Topic |   Scams and swindles
Many overseas investors have found themselves duped in Hong Kong-based stock scams. Photo: Sam Tsang Many overseas investors have found themselves duped in Hong Kong-based stock scams. Photo: Sam Tsang
Many overseas investors have found themselves duped in Hong Kong-based stock scams. Photo: Sam Tsang
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