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"Lust, Caution" actress Tang Wei was recently cheated of about 210,000 yuan (S$43,900) in a telephone scam.
BEIJING: Chinese actress Tang Wei was recently revealed to have been cheated of about 210,000 yuan (S$43,900) in a telephone scam, reported Chinese media.
A member of Tang's staff said police are currently investigating the incident, but did not give any details about how it happened.
However, she said Tang was quite calm about the matter, and wished to remind people to be wary of such scams.
The incident has captured the imagination of Chinese netizens, who have begun speculating just how the scam was pulled off.
While some have expressed sympathy for Tang’s loss, others derided the “Lust, Caution” actress for being gullible enough to fall victim to a telephone scam.