A child plays Tencent’s game Honour of Kings which led the charts with daily active users surpassing 100 million over the Lunar New Year holiday. Photo: Reuters

Online game players were top target for scammers during China’s coronavirus lockdown

  • Fraud cases tracked by the platform soared 47 per cent year on year to 3,243 from January 24 to March 13, when the outbreak wreaked havoc on China
  • The biggest group of victims were young online game players, who reported 550 cases
Topic |   Scams and swindles

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A child plays Tencent’s game Honour of Kings which led the charts with daily active users surpassing 100 million over the Lunar New Year holiday. Photo: Reuters
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