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“Or even just from colleagues asking: ‘Why are you single?

’ Around Lunar New Year, people will even take fake dates to family gatherings to avoid the questions.” WATCH: Parents of Beijing singletons meet in park to market marriageability of their children Peretz recommended singles trust their gut instinct if they feel they are being scammed or conned.

In 2013, a total of 55,274 marriages were registered in the city, just 52.2 per cent of which (28,837) were between two Hongkongers.

This marked a decline from 2012, when 32,523 marriages were between locals.

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Ng Mei-ling, better known as Mei-ling in the matchmaking industry and founder of dating agency Hong Kong Matchmakers, said the lack of marriageable men in Hong Kong meant it was “not difficult to understand why women would be vulnerable and easily fall prey to predators”.Online dating warning after teenage girl injured following sexual assault in Hong Kong Local dating experts have blamed Hong Kong’s gender imbalance and pressures from family and friends to get married for the scamming trend.By the end of 2015, there were 571,700 more women than men in Hong Kong, with the biggest difference in the 30-44 age bracket.Their scammers will then disappear shortly after the transaction or even several transactions despite making promises of romantic commitment and even marriage.Hongkongers’ cash lost to online dating fraud triples to HKm, figures show Generally, the scammer will never meet their victim throughout this deception game, which generally lasts between one and six months.

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