The increase in undercover stings citywide involved operations such as officers dressed in Halloween costumes, targeting unscrupulous taxi drivers. Photo: Handout
The increase in undercover stings citywide involved operations such as officers dressed in Halloween costumes, targeting unscrupulous taxi drivers. Photo: Handout

Feeling the sting: Hong Kong authorities step up undercover operations targeting false claims, cheating

  • Superintendent Suzette Ip confirmed there had been more undercover operations this year, said they were necessary to safeguard consumers’ rights
  • Those guilty of ‘applying a false trade description’ face up to five years’ jail, HK$500,000 fine

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
The increase in undercover stings citywide involved operations such as officers dressed in Halloween costumes, targeting unscrupulous taxi drivers. Photo: Handout
The increase in undercover stings citywide involved operations such as officers dressed in Halloween costumes, targeting unscrupulous taxi drivers. Photo: Handout
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