18th October 2021 – (Hong Kong) At nearly 11pm yesterday (17th), a 46-year-old man named Lau (46 years old) on Sha Kok Street, Sha Tin, reported to the police that his indecent photos and videos were recorded during a naked chat with a woman on the dating program “SayHi”. He was then extorted to pay HK$2,000 gift card, otherwise the photos and videos will be released. After Lau lost HK$2,000, the woman extorted another HK$3,000 gift card. Lau was unwilling to pay again and called the police for help.
The police listed the case as blackmail and handed it to the Criminal Investigation Team of the Shatin Police District for follow-up. No one has been arrested yet.
In addition, a man surnamed Lee (20) on Ching Tak Street in Wong Tai Sin reported to police at midnight today (18th) that he had a naked chat with a “woman” in the dating program “Heymandi” and his indecent videos and photos were taken by the other party. He was then asked to buy a 10,000 Hong Kong dollar point card, otherwise the videos would be uploaded publicly. Police officers arrived at the scene, after preliminary investigation, the case was sent to the Wong Tai Sin Police District Criminal Investigation Team for follow-up.