HK woman duped in online love scam roots out fake profiles with S'pore singer Dick Lee's photos

Dick Lee has identified about 130 fake Facebook profiles using his pictures with the help of scam victim Anita. PHOTO: COURTESY OF ANITA
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SINGAPORE - In the last two years, home-grown singer-composer Dick Lee has been approached by about 10 women claiming they fell victim to - or nearly did - to online love scams in which his pictures were used.

One of them is a Hong Kong resident, who wants to be known only as Anita. Over two months, a man, who gave his name as "Alex Cheng", led her to believe he was her long-distance Internet boyfriend from Singapore.

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