Hong Kong scam

Police in Hong Kong investigating fraudulent package scheme

The return envelope pictured was part of a fraud recently attempted against a local resident.

The return envelope pictured above was part of a fraud recently attempted against a local resident.

A form letter sent to the resident instructed her to send $30 to a post office box in Hong Kong in order to receive a package from an undisclosed sender.

Scans of the form letter and return envelope were sent to the police in Hong Kong, who replied that they were were investigating.

The local resident took the form letter to the Times (after talking with Clearwater RCMP) because it is so official-looking that she feared a senior might be taken in.

 

 

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