Hong Kong woman seeks to recover $7m from 3 Singaporeans in suit

Plaintiff says they convinced her to invest in alleged ponzi scheme promising pro gamblers' profits

A Hong Kong woman is seeking to recover more than $7 million from three Singaporeans for their roles in attracting her to invest in an alleged ponzi scheme SureWin4U, which promised profits from the winnings of professional gamblers.

The former insurance agent claimed to have sold four Macau and Hong Kong properties below market prices and borrowed from banks to pay her scheme members, who harassed and threatened to harm her and her family if she did not pay them back.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 03, 2018, with the headline 'HK woman seeks to recover $7m from 3 S'poreans in suit'. Print Edition | Subscribe