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SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Man Just Arrested In Hong Kong Over Us$180,000 Email Scam In 2016

The 29-year-old was picked up on a Choi Hung public housing estate.

Scam email purported to be from the company’s CEO – BEC style scam.

The 29-year-old was picked up in a public housing flat on Choi Wan Estate, Choi Hung, at about 8.15am.

In October 2016, an employee at the defrauded company received an email from a scammer pretending to be from a partner company, asking for money, according to police.

“As instructed, the company transferred US$180,000 into a local bank account,” police said.

The victim realized it was a scam when he contacted the partner company in question.

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TAGS:  Scammer Arrested, BEC Scam, CEO Scam, Financial Scam, Business Scam, Hong Kong Scammer, Hong Kong, China, Email Scam,

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