A man in China fell for an refund scam and lost US$210,000. Photo: SCMP composite
A man in China fell for an refund scam and lost US$210,000. Photo: SCMP composite

Man losing US$210,000 over US$110 refund shocks Chinese public, highlights online fraudsters reaping massive returns from gullible internet shoppers

  • One man had multiple bank accounts emptied of more than 1.4 million yuan (US$210,000) in a matter of hours
  • Special police task force eventually took down a fraud gang with victims nationwide