Hong Kong Hustle | Plain-clothes policeman cracks down phone scam targeting mainland students
Police ID? Warrant? Money-laundering? During the epidemic, more and more people are taking online classes or working from home, and this is also the time when scammers start to take advantage of the situation. It is easy for people to get trapped by frequent scam phone calls.
To protect citizens from these scams, DotDotNews has compiled and analyzed hundreds of fraud cases in Hong Kong, which involve up to several million HK dollars, and interviewed those victims. Here, we proudly present the mini-series "Hong Kong Hustle", which is a humorous adaptation of real-life events, to help you spot the fraudsters' tricks.
In this episode, Xiao Xi, a girl from mainland China, meets a HK plain-clothes policeman after receiving a mysterious phone call. How does the police crack down the scam and help her to avoid losses? Watch the video co-produced by DotDotNews and the Western District Police Station, and find out how the HK police outsmarts fraudsters.
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