There was a significant rise in deception cases in 2020, which nearly doubled from 8,216 in 2019 to 15,553. Photo: Shutterstock There was a significant rise in deception cases in 2020, which nearly doubled from 8,216 in 2019 to 15,553. Photo: Shutterstock
There was a significant rise in deception cases in 2020, which nearly doubled from 8,216 in 2019 to 15,553. Photo: Shutterstock

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Topic |   Hong Kong police
There was a significant rise in deception cases in 2020, which nearly doubled from 8,216 in 2019 to 15,553. Photo: Shutterstock There was a significant rise in deception cases in 2020, which nearly doubled from 8,216 in 2019 to 15,553. Photo: Shutterstock
There was a significant rise in deception cases in 2020, which nearly doubled from 8,216 in 2019 to 15,553. Photo: Shutterstock
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