|Beware of mainland Chinese people calling to cheat you out of your money!|
They usually said they had broken mainland laws and were listed as wanted by the authorities. The victims -- 263 of them so far this month -- were told to prove their willingness to cooperate by transferring money to mainland bank accounts.
In the first 28 days of this month, another 466 similar fraud attempts were unsuccessful, making it a total of 729 telephone scams.
|Lo Hung-mung says there were 263 victims this month|
|Some calls showed the number of the liaison office in Western|
How many other companies or individuals are using this same software to deceive others?
I once received a strange phone call from someone who claimed to be my "uncle" in Guangzhou who called me out of the blue. By the way his number is +86 186 8046 2853.
Perhaps my chances of being tricked out of money is relatively slim as I answer the phone in English and many people hang up right away -- even telemarketers.
Never knew English was so scary.