Police are searching for four men in connection with the incident, which took place in a hotel room in Tsim Sha Tsui this week
By: Juvina Lai, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
This is said to be the third such case in Tsim Sha Shui district over the past three months. Three Hongkongers were scammed out of HK$1.63 million in total in another two cases in May and June this year.
Crime squad from the Yau Tsim district is investigating whether the three cases were .carried out by the same gang.
It is understood that swindlers posing as gold traders find their victims online by offering gold bars or granules for a relatively cheaper or bargain price. [FULL STORY]