Money seized during the operation targeting a gang that laundered proceeds of romance scams. Photo: Handout Money seized during the operation targeting a gang that laundered proceeds of romance scams. Photo: Handout
Money seized during the operation targeting a gang that laundered proceeds of romance scams. Photo: Handout
Crime

Amount of money lost by victims of romance scams jumps 140 per cent in first four months, Hong Kong police say

  • Criminals conned people out of HK$196 million between January and April, according to authorities
  • Police arrest 14 suspected members of money-laundering gang that moved cash from the scams out of the city

Topic |   Crime
Money seized during the operation targeting a gang that laundered proceeds of romance scams. Photo: Handout Money seized during the operation targeting a gang that laundered proceeds of romance scams. Photo: Handout
Money seized during the operation targeting a gang that laundered proceeds of romance scams. Photo: Handout
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