Under the HK$1.5 billion subsidy scheme, manufacturers setting up a production line capable of delivering at least 500,000 masks a month are given up to HK$3 million. Photo: Shutterstock Under the HK$1.5 billion subsidy scheme, manufacturers setting up a production line capable of delivering at least 500,000 masks a month are given up to HK$3 million. Photo: Shutterstock
Under the HK$1.5 billion subsidy scheme, manufacturers setting up a production line capable of delivering at least 500,000 masks a month are given up to HK$3 million. Photo: Shutterstock

Police arrest bosses of coronavirus mask maker on suspicion of swindling Hong Kong government out of HK$9.12 million in subsidies

  • Three women and two men, aged 28 to 51, detained over conspiracy to defraud government in connection with a subsidy scheme
  • They are accused of using forged receipts to inflate prices of raw materials, resulting in officials paying more than production cost

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Under the HK$1.5 billion subsidy scheme, manufacturers setting up a production line capable of delivering at least 500,000 masks a month are given up to HK$3 million. Photo: Shutterstock Under the HK$1.5 billion subsidy scheme, manufacturers setting up a production line capable of delivering at least 500,000 masks a month are given up to HK$3 million. Photo: Shutterstock
Under the HK$1.5 billion subsidy scheme, manufacturers setting up a production line capable of delivering at least 500,000 masks a month are given up to HK$3 million. Photo: Shutterstock
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