Love scams are among the most common ruses used by con artists. Photo: Shutterstock Love scams are among the most common ruses used by con artists. Photo: Shutterstock
Love scams are among the most common ruses used by con artists. Photo: Shutterstock

Businessman conned out of HK$2.2 million in romance scam familiar tale amid surge in Hong Kong cybercrimes

  • With Covid-19 driving city residents to spend more time online, phishing emails and love scams have been on the rise in a big way
  • Numerous cases surface involving people who have surrendered bank details to scammers sending fake messages

Topic |   Cybersecurity
Love scams are among the most common ruses used by con artists. Photo: Shutterstock Love scams are among the most common ruses used by con artists. Photo: Shutterstock
Love scams are among the most common ruses used by con artists. Photo: Shutterstock
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