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Hong Kong Sees Spike In Companies Victimized By Spammers

A supply management company in Hong Kong has lost more than $200,000 after failing victim to an email scam. Spammers sent the company fake emails, pretending they had come from the owners of the firm. The emails demanded that money be paid into foreign accounts. The same scam has hurt other companies in Hong Kong this year. In fact, in the first six months of 2015, 489 companies were victimized and lost a total of $78 million.

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