Hong Kong man, 2 others arrested over fake kidnapping plot to scam HK$300,000 ransom out of mother to pay debts

Hong Kong police have arrested a 20-year-old man and two others after he allegedly faked his own kidnapping to extort a HK$300,000 (US$38,460) ransom from his mother.The mother reported to police on Friday that kidnappers had sent her video clips of her son, surnamed Mak, being assaulted, investigators revealed on Sunday. The kidnappers had demanded HK$300,000 for his release, the mother told officers.The report triggered a police manhunt, with Mak rescued in Kowloon City later on Friday. He…

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