Hong Kong police said the victims were aged between 17 and 72 and each lost anywhere from a few hundred dollars to HK$119,00. Photo: Reuters

Almost 250 people in Hong Kong lose HK$1.9 million in WhatsApp scam

Biggest case involved woman who lost HK$119,000 in 24 hours after being conned into buying more than 50 points cards for online games

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Hong Kong police said the victims were aged between 17 and 72 and each lost anywhere from a few hundred dollars to HK$119,00. Photo: Reuters
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