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SEX SCAM ON THE RISE, 53 CASES ALONE IN THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF MARCH

Police said that victims are usually men, and the online platforms involved are WeChat, Locanto and OkCupid. Scammers would usually engage their victims via phone calls and online messaging. The victims are usually told to buy gift cards or online shopping credits such as iTunes or Alipay Purchase Cards before they can meet up or date the scammer. What makes the victims desperate to meet the scammer? Usually, sexual favours are dangled to the victim to entice them.

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