A British man is suspected of selling stolen music in exchange for cryptocurrency. Photo: Reuters

UK teen accused of hacking music stars, selling unreleased songs for cryptocurrency

  • The 19-year-old man was arrested in Ipswich in eastern England as part of a US-led investigation
  • Police said they had used information received from IFPI, the body representing the global recording industry
Topic |   Britain

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A British man is suspected of selling stolen music in exchange for cryptocurrency. Photo: Reuters
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Hong Kong police handled 3,855 reports of fraud in the first six months of 2019. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hongkongers bilked out of millions in fake celebrity investment scams found on Facebook and other social media

  • At least 15 city residents victimised over 11 days by overseas fraudsters posing as financial gurus with famous clients
  • Con artists claim popular actors and musicians got rich following their bogus investment plans
Topic |   Crime

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Hong Kong police handled 3,855 reports of fraud in the first six months of 2019. Photo: Dickson Lee
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