Online scams in Macao persist as local woman falls victim to credit card fraud in blind box purchase


4th June 2023 – (Macao) Online scams continue to plague Macau as a local woman falls victim to credit card fraud while purchasing blind box toys. The victim had purchased four blind box toys from an online seller, but after entering her credit card information and verification code to complete the payment, she discovered that her credit card had been used to make unauthorised purchases totalling over MOP 8,700.

The victim had attempted to make another purchase on a different website, but found that her credit card balance was insufficient. Upon checking with her bank, she discovered the unauthorised charges and reported the incident to the authorities.