Evidence seized in a suspected fraud case involving a pandemic relief scheme. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Evidence seized in a suspected fraud case involving a pandemic relief scheme. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Evidence seized in a suspected fraud case involving a pandemic relief scheme. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Scores arrested over scam on Hong Kong subsidy scheme intended for coronavirus-battered tourism industry

  • The 62 suspects, from a wide range of backgrounds, are accused of submitting falsified applications seeking more than HK$2.8 million in relief funds
  • Police suspect seven travel agency directors of recruiting friends and family members to submit their personal information to back up the bogus claims

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Evidence seized in a suspected fraud case involving a pandemic relief scheme. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Evidence seized in a suspected fraud case involving a pandemic relief scheme. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Evidence seized in a suspected fraud case involving a pandemic relief scheme. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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