Hong Kong, July 4
Visitors allegedly attempted to open a new bank account using a forged government bank draft for US$5 billion
Hong Kong has been hit by a spate of Filipino visitors allegedly claiming to have access to vast sums of wealth from the Marcos era.Possibly related:
Three such cases are now pending in the District Court, sunwebhk.com reported, adding that a fourth was filed on June 28 in the Eastern Magistrates’ Court.
The latest case involves three Filipino tourists who were charged with using false instruments. This followed their arrest three days earlier for allegedly presenting a forged bank draft for US$5 billion at HSBC headquarters on Hong Kong Island....MORE
So a Sicilian mafioso walks into HSBC…
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