Officers from the Kowloon East regional crime unit are handling the case. Photo: Warton Li Officers from the Kowloon East regional crime unit are handling the case. Photo: Warton Li
Officers from the Kowloon East regional crime unit are handling the case. Photo: Warton Li

90-year-old woman living in mansion on The Peak conned out of US$32 million in Hong Kong’s biggest phone scam

  • Woman received call from fraudsters who said her identity had been used in crime in mainland China and they needed to verify origins of her money
  • She followed their instructions and transferred HK$254.9 million into three bank accounts before realising she was duped

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
Officers from the Kowloon East regional crime unit are handling the case. Photo: Warton Li Officers from the Kowloon East regional crime unit are handling the case. Photo: Warton Li
Officers from the Kowloon East regional crime unit are handling the case. Photo: Warton Li
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