Chief Inspector Chung Chi-keung (left) and Senior Inspector Tsang Hin-chiu display evidence seized during the arrests of 13 people suspected of defrauding a government fund. Photo: Dickson Lee Chief Inspector Chung Chi-keung (left) and Senior Inspector Tsang Hin-chiu display evidence seized during the arrests of 13 people suspected of defrauding a government fund. Photo: Dickson Lee
Chief Inspector Chung Chi-keung (left) and Senior Inspector Tsang Hin-chiu display evidence seized during the arrests of 13 people suspected of defrauding a government fund. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong police arrest 13 on suspicion of trying to defraud government coronavirus relief fund

  • The suspects are accused of using fake personal details and documents to file 42 applications to the fund for struggling businesses
  • The government had approved 18 of the applications and disbursed HK$620,000 to the suspects

Topic |   Hong Kong police
Chief Inspector Chung Chi-keung (left) and Senior Inspector Tsang Hin-chiu display evidence seized during the arrests of 13 people suspected of defrauding a government fund. Photo: Dickson Lee Chief Inspector Chung Chi-keung (left) and Senior Inspector Tsang Hin-chiu display evidence seized during the arrests of 13 people suspected of defrauding a government fund. Photo: Dickson Lee
Chief Inspector Chung Chi-keung (left) and Senior Inspector Tsang Hin-chiu display evidence seized during the arrests of 13 people suspected of defrauding a government fund. Photo: Dickson Lee
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