20-year-old woman loses HK$300,000 over mobile phone scam

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21st May 2022 – (Hong Kong) At about 3pm today, the police received a report from a mainland woman (20 years old) from a unit on Fat Kwong Street, Hung Hom, saying that he had received a call from an enforcement officer asking her to provide her bank account details. After she provided information as instructed, she found that about HK$300,000 in her account had been transferred out. She later suspected that she had been deceived and called the police. Officers arrived at the scene, and after preliminary investigation, the case was classified as obtaining property by deception, and the case was handed over to the Kowloon City Police District Criminal Investigation Team for follow-up. No arrests have been made so far.

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