A 21-year-old mainland man received a call from a man who claimed to be a government official, accusing him of violating epidemic prevention regulations and being involved in a criminal case, asking him to provide bank information to cooperate with the investigation, but was defrauded of 1.9 million yuan; the victim called the police for help.
Police yesterday (24th) received a report from a 21-year-old mainland man, saying that he had earlier received a call from a man who claimed to be a government official, accusing him of violating epidemic prevention regulations, and then received four more men who claimed to be law enforcement officers from the mainland The caller said that he was involved in a criminal case and asked the victim to provide bank account information to cooperate with the investigation.
The victim later noticed the police's anti-fraud publicity, suspected of being cheated, and reported to the police, but about 1.9 million yuan in the bank account had been transferred away.
After a preliminary investigation by the police, the case was classified as "acquisition of property by deceit", and it was handed over to Sham Shui Po District Criminal Investigation Team 7 for follow-up. No one has been arrested yet.
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