Gang arrested

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 22 October, 1994, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 22 October, 1994, 12:00am

MAINLAND authorities have arrested a Hong Kong blackmail gang targeting businessmen working in Shenzhen. Several men have been arrested for offences involving $2.16 million.

The Hong Kong China News Agency report said Hong Kong people were asked to go to hotels to settle business deals but were invited to play cards. Gang members posed as public security officers and threatened to arrest them for fabricated offences.