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  1. News - World - CRIME

    Macau gambling kingpin facing charges in the US was an envoy for San Marino

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 12:53pm by Patrick Boehler, Bryan Harris and Raquel Carvalho

    ... Macau gambling kingpin was San Marino envoy Asian gambling kingpin and alleged triad member Paul Phua Wei-seng was San Marino's ambassador to Montenegro for more than three years until the tiny city state revoked his diplomatic status shortly after his arrest in Las Vegas earlier this month on illegal betting charges. The 50-year-old Macau junket operator was nominated ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Macau police smash illegal betting ring that took HK$5b in World Cup wagers

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 06:30pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Hongkongers arrested in Macau hotel bust as evidence suggests single bet of HK$40m staked on one match. Hours later hotel is raided again Raid smashes ... by police in Macau. The syndicate was yesterday described by police as the biggest illicit soccer-betting ring uncovered in the gambling haven. A raid on a hotel on Thursday found the syndicate had ...

  3. News - China - CRIME

    China says 18 fugitives linked to financial crimes now captured in overseas manhunt

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:05pm by He Huifeng

    ... the past decade, the Chinese police had seized six suspects by cooperating with counterparts from Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, and territories Hong Kong and Macau. A significant number ... for the government or state-owned enterprises. Then they would transfer huge sums of money abroad through Hong Kong and Macau via various channels, including false trades between Guangdong and Hong Kong, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    'Child-tracker' app company disowns Hong Kong-based trafficking suspect

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Bryan Harris

    ... for Macau earlier this month. His current whereabouts are unknown. Reports in the Thai media said alarm bells were set off a year ago when Shigeta told a Bangkok surrogacy centre that he wanted ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Macau police arrest 2 with China UnionPay mobile devices

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:55am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Macau police arrest 2 in UnionPay device bust Two men have been arrested in Macau in a crackdown on the use of China UnionPay mobile swipe card devices. Police ... ordered by Macau's Monetary Authority to get rid of the devices before July 1. The devices from the mainland have illegally entered Macau at a rapid rate and are being used for unauthorised ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Triad surveillance stepped up after chopping attack on gangland boss

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Clifford Lo

    ... operator in Macau and is believed to be a member of the Wo Shing Wo triad who is known in underworld circles as Fei Lo Kei, meaning "fat Kei". He is believed to have been targeted ...

  7. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Q&A: Hong Kong a hub for illegal gambling, says FIFA’s former head of security Chris Eaton

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 05:53pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... was Paul Phua Wei-seng, a Macau junket operator with a San Marino diplomatic passport, who police say is a “high-level figure” in Hong Kong’s 14k triad. Phua denied the allegation and the charges ... to any form of regulation or monitoring? This is the major challenge in Asia. Until the Philippines, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea, are subject to transparent regulation, compliance ...

  8. News - World - CRIME

    Hongkongers among eight arrested in multimillion dollar US illegal World Cup gambling raid

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 12:00pm by Clifford Lo and AP

    ... shortly after Phua had left Macau, where he was arrested in June on similar allegations of illegal wagering on World Cup soccer games. Bogden said Phua was a high-ranking member of the 14K triad society. Phua’s son Darren Phua Wai-kit, 22, was among those arrested. However, Macau police could not confirm that the man arrested in Las Vegas was one of 22 people picked up in Macau in what ...

  9. News - World - CRIME

    Online gambling guru and '14K triad member' Paul Phua snared in Las Vegas arrest

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by Patrick Boehler, Bryan Harris, Raquel Carvalho

    ... Macau a decade ago. Phua was responsible for hauling in big-spending VIPs, a task at which he clearly excelled. In the first year, he raked in turnover of about HK$36.5 billion. His staff of 100 ... industry website Pokernews reported at the time. They were also both known clients at the Poker King Club in the Galaxy World casino in Macau, according to industry media reports and a regular ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Extradition pact with Macau in works, Hong Kong says, after pair sentenced to jail for bribery

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com With businessmen sentenced to jail in gambling hub but able to dodge serving sentence, officials confirm talks on extradition pact under way HK, Macau discussing fugitive transfers Hong Kong is in talks with Macau to establish a bilateral extradition agreement as ties grow between the two cities. The Department of Justice offered the reassurance after Hong ...




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