A Legislative Council paper said the number of technology crimes reached 4,537 in the first nine months of this year. Photo: AP

International email scams involving Hong Kong hit HK$1.5 billion for the year so far

One foreign business was defrauded of HK$500 million, which an employee was duped into transferring into Hong Kong accounts

Topic |   Scams and swindles
A Legislative Council paper said the number of technology crimes reached 4,537 in the first nine months of this year. Photo: AP
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