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Hong Kong woman, 25, arrested for posing as family member of bus crash victim and asking for donations

  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:56
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of posing as a family member of a victim of the deadly Tai Po bus crash and appealing for donations. Since Sunday, police have received calls about a Facebook post by someone claiming to be a relative of a man who died in the crash on Saturday and asking for financial support on behalf of the victim’s 10-month-old twin sons. Two bank accounts, from HSBC and Bank of China (Hong Kong), were listed. Police superintendent Swalikh Mohammed from the Cyber... South China Morning Post - Hong Kong feed


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