Director of operations Chris Tang (left) and director of crime and security Sonny Au release the latest crime report. Photo: David Wong Director of operations Chris Tang (left) and director of crime and security Sonny Au release the latest crime report. Photo: David Wong
Director of operations Chris Tang (left) and director of crime and security Sonny Au release the latest crime report. Photo: David Wong

Phone scammers’ HK$140 million haul takes gloss off Hong Kong’s crime figures

Victims cheated out of HK$140 million in 443 deceptions, but the overall picture is positive with the number of offences at a 38-year low

Topic |   Scams and swindles
Director of operations Chris Tang (left) and director of crime and security Sonny Au release the latest crime report. Photo: David Wong Director of operations Chris Tang (left) and director of crime and security Sonny Au release the latest crime report. Photo: David Wong
Director of operations Chris Tang (left) and director of crime and security Sonny Au release the latest crime report. Photo: David Wong
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