The Alipay credits were bought for to about 0.
Lin decided to help as he wanted to recoup his loss of 5 and to continue visiting prostitutes under Ah Jiu's supervision, the court heard.
Those who fall for the scam would then be instructed to send images of their purchase receipts to designated e-mail accounts, through which the syndicate would make its claims.
Between April 21 and May 15, 2017, Lin received a total of ,200 in his bank account via 18 transfers.
He converted ,873 of the sum into Alipay credits for Ah Jiu on 38 occasions.
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