Police handled nearly 1,200 cases of phone scams last year. Photo: Shutterstock Police handled nearly 1,200 cases of phone scams last year. Photo: Shutterstock
Police handled nearly 1,200 cases of phone scams last year. Photo: Shutterstock
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Hong Kong police arrest three after victim loses HK$69 million in huge phone scam

  • Woman, 65, suffers largest single loss for this type of fraud in Hong Kong history, but the impact of the scam is said to barely dent the family’s wealth
  • She was tricked by fraudsters who posed as mainland law enforcers, accusing her of money laundering

Topic |   Crime
Police handled nearly 1,200 cases of phone scams last year. Photo: Shutterstock Police handled nearly 1,200 cases of phone scams last year. Photo: Shutterstock
Police handled nearly 1,200 cases of phone scams last year. Photo: Shutterstock
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