Phone scams in Hong Kong surged by 130 per cent year on year. Photo: Shutterstock
Phone scams in Hong Kong surged by 130 per cent year on year. Photo: Shutterstock

‘Scam’ website set up by Hong Kong police attracts nearly 300,000 visits in 2 weeks

  • About one in three recorded crimes in the city this year are related to similar frauds, with some surging by 226 per cent
  • Anti-deception chief inspector Bonnie Ngan says many think ‘they would not be tricked’ by scammers

Phone scams in Hong Kong surged by 130 per cent year on year. Photo: Shutterstock
Phone scams in Hong Kong surged by 130 per cent year on year. Photo: Shutterstock
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