Tang Wei cheated of $43,940 in phone scam

14 January 2014 / 2 years 9 months ago

Chinese actress, Tang Wei, reportedly was cheated of RMB210,000 (S$43,940) in a phone scam.

According to an article in Asian Pop News, Tang Wei was in Shanghai when she received a fraudulent call from someone who claimed to be a police officer.

The imposted said there was problems with her account and persuaded her to wire RMB210,000 to a "police account" to avoid criminal liability.

The Lust, Caution actress was reluctant to disclose more details, but her manager said that the case is undergoing police investigation.

Reports stated that the whole production crew had received the fraudulent phone call, but only Tang Wei has fallen victim to the scam.

There are mixed reactions to her plight. Some sympathised with her loss, but others thought that she was too gullible.

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