90-year-old woman living in mansion on The Peak conned out of S$42.8 million in Hong Kong’s biggest phone scam

90-year-old woman living in mansion on The Peak conned out of S$42.8 million in Hong Kong’s biggest phone scam

21/4/2021 7:00:00 AM

90-year-old woman living in mansion on The Peak conned out of S$42.8 million in Hong Kong’s biggest phone scam

HONG KONG — A 90-year-old woman living in a mansion on The Peak was conned out of about HK$250 million (S$42.8 million) by criminals impersonating mainland officials, making her the biggest known victim of a phone scam in Hong Kong.

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