21-year-old mainland woman allegedly deceived about 213,000 yuan

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15th September 2021 – (Hong Kong) A 21-year-old mainland woman reported to police at Golden Lion Garden Phase 2 in Sha Tin at 11.14pm yesterday that she had received a call earlier from a man who claimed to be a mainland investigator. He alleged that the female victim was involved in a case and asked her to deposit about 213,000 yuan into a designated bank account in the Mainland.

The victim was suspected of being deceived after depositing funds as instructed. After initial investigation, the police classified the case as “acquiring property by deception” and referred it to the Criminal Investigation Team of the Shatin Police District for follow-up. No one has been arrested yet.

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