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Dah Sing Bank faces questions after lady falls victim to scammer

Dah Sing Bank is facing questions over an alleged operational lapse that led to one of its customers — a 61-year-old female — being cheated out of almost all her life savings by a phone scammer. 

The mid-tier lender has been accused of failing to contact and verify the identity of an account holder when handling a transaction involving a huge sum of money, negligence that resulted in the client suffering a loss of nearly HK$2 million, the Hong Kong Economic Journal reports.