Hong Kong authorities launched an investigation after noticing a sharp rise in the number of internet job-related scams. Photo: Warton Li Hong Kong authorities launched an investigation after noticing a sharp rise in the number of internet job-related scams. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong authorities launched an investigation after noticing a sharp rise in the number of internet job-related scams. Photo: Warton Li
Crime

Police break up syndicate that ran online job scams in Hong Kong and Singapore, duping 430 people out of millions

  • Authorities carry out synchronised raids in both places, arresting 14 people in Hong Kong and 23 suspects in Singapore
  • The gang tricked the victims into making online purchases, promising commissions for raising profile of sites, with one nurse losing HK$950,000

Topic |   Crime
Hong Kong authorities launched an investigation after noticing a sharp rise in the number of internet job-related scams. Photo: Warton Li Hong Kong authorities launched an investigation after noticing a sharp rise in the number of internet job-related scams. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong authorities launched an investigation after noticing a sharp rise in the number of internet job-related scams. Photo: Warton Li
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