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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Interior designer arrested for posting fake stamp duty statement online

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... dates and tax rates to imply the new 15 per cent stamp duty for non-local buyers would be increased to 30 per cent. It also claimed that, according to "internal information", ...

  2. News - World - CRIME

    Recorded rapes in UK rise by almost a third despite overall fall in crime

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:46am by AFP

    ... predator Jimmy Savile. A total of 22,116 incidents of rape were recorded in the year to June, a rise of 29 per cent from the previous year, according to the Crime Survey for England and Wales. ... co-director of the End Violence Against Women Coalition. Overall crime figures, however, dropped over the year. There were an estimated 7.1 million incidents- a 16 per cent fall from the previous year ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police seize HK$22 million of Ice in major drug bust

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by Clifford Lo

    ... to their bodies or hidden in secret luggage compartments. Senior Superintendent Ko Shun-chi insisted the city had not become a transit hub for drugs despite a 104 per cent rise in the amount of Ice seized ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Burglars target luxury homes when residents away

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:22am by Clifford Lo

    ... of town. The break-in was discovered at about 7.15am. "Two safes were pried open and emptied in two bedrooms," a police spokeswoman said. It is unknown what was stolen as the tenants have ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Tanzania envoy 'warns inmates to stop campaign to deter drug mules'

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:08am by Bryan Harris

    ... cells. The arrest of scores of drug mules last year- at a rate of five or six per week, at times- left the city with over 100 Tanzanian inmates, more than any other territory. Fearing more ... the flow of smugglers; just 15 were arrested in the past year, according to Father John Wotherspoon, a Hong Kong prison chaplain who published many of the letters on his website. But a visit ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Phone-scam ring smashed after cross-border raid

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 07:20pm by Clifford Lo

    ... of the account holders were mainlanders recruited by the gang to open Hong Kong accounts. “The account holders were paid from 0.5 per cent to one per cent of the amount the money transferred ...

  7. News - China - CRIME

    Arms-smuggling Taiwanese duo snared in FBI sting plead guilty

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:13am by Bryan Harris

    ... by the undercover agents, in three bags of tea inside a computer. The drug was later found to be 93.7 per cent pure, according to the FBI report. Further, larger shipments were discussed, including plans ...

  8. News - World - CRIME

    Vatican puts ex-envoy under house arrest in sex abuse case

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:30am by AFP

    ... of the Vatican’s failure to take concrete actions to prove its commitment to stamp out the abuse of minors by priests. The Vatican had been accused by some critics of attempting to protect Wesolowski from ... by priests and lay officials, from Ireland to the United States and Australia. It was fiercely condemned by the United Nations in January for failing to stamp out child abuse and allowing systematic ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    I'll beat child sex charge in Philippines, vows ex-Hong Kong teacher Hilton Munro

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:08am by Raissa Robles

    ... after his arrest on suspicion of child sex-offences in July last year. It's a far cry from the upscale Victoria Shanghai Academy, the HK$100,000-per-year international school in Aberdeen ...

  10. News - China - CRIME

    Four schoolboys killed in shocking knife attack in southwestern China

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 12:12pm by KYODO, Staff Reporters

    ... at another school in Hubei following a dispute with his neighbours. The year 2010 alone saw five attacks that killed 17 people-- 15 of them children--  and wounded more than 80. In March 2010, a man ...




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