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  1. Stock knocked on Kwok arrests

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the arrest of its joint chairmen by the Independent Commission Against Corruption last Thursday. Charles Schwab Investment Management yesterday sold 200,000 shares of Sun Hung Kai Properties, chaired ... the management's stability and reputation might be weakened by the arrests, placed the developer's A+ debt rating on negative credit watch. Louis Tse Ming-kwong, a director of VC Brokerage, said ...

  2. Beijing in damage control over arrest, Ai claims

    Posted Jul 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Ai Weiwei says charges of tax evasion levelled against him, as well as his release on bail, are excuses used by the mainland authorities to get out of the embarrassment created by arresting him in the first place. The artist-activist told Radio Free Asia on Friday that he had never pleaded guilty to evading taxes, saying all the charges were unfounded. He ...

  3. 12 arrested in loan scam linked to triads

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police have closed down five triad-controlled financial consultancies, and arrested 12 directors and employees after they allegedly charged 'huge and unreasonable' ... threatened... and even faced assault.' Officers raided the five companies and arrested 12 people- 11 of them male- aged between 15 and 39 on Wednesday afternoon. These were two directors of two ...

  4. Cross-border phone fraud gang members arrested in Shenzhen

    Posted Sep 08th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam At least 18 members of what Shenzhen police called a cross-border criminal gang have been arrested over a mainland phone fraud scheme that netted more than 25 million yuan (HK$28 million) within two months, state media reported. Ten of those arrested over the fraud, in which members impersonated policemen, had foreign permanent residency, the Southern Metropolis News ...

  5. BYD charges dropped, probe officials arrested

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been dropped and government officers investigating the complaint have instead been arrested. News that an investigation prompted by the Foxconn complaint has now been dropped was released in a statement to the stock exchange by BYD yesterday. The statement said the Public Security Bureau had instead arrested 'certain responsible officers, namely Zhao Jun, Chen Yong and Liu Fuxing ...

  6. Nine more arrested over AIA forged letter probe

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Joshua But, Phyllis Tsang and Martin Wong Nine more people from a local insurance company were arrested yesterday over a forged letter, which spread rumours that industry rival American International Assurance (AIA) was to be sold by its parent company. The seven men and two women aged between 34 and 62, together with two men arrested on Thursday, were detained last night for further ...

  7. Another arrest in ICAC probe into warrants trading scam

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Anti-graft officers have arrested another suspect in connection with a bribery scam in which a syndicate generated a profit of more than HK$100 million through the fraudulent trading of warrants over the past two years. The arrest has brought to 30 the number of people arrested over the past two days in the operation, codenamed 'Night Sun'. Investigations ...

  8. Ex-New China Life boss arrested

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Natalie Chiu The former chairman of New China Life, the mainland's fourth-largest life insurer, has been arrested for allegedly embezzling 13 billion yuan from his company during his eight years at the helm. The mainland insurance regulator convened a meeting with New China Life shareholders yesterday and told them that the authorities had taken action against Guan Guoliang, ...

  9. Taiwan arrests HK man for smuggling credit cards

    Posted Apr 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A Hong Kong man has been arrested while trying to smuggle more than 500 half-finished fake credit cards into Taiwan, reports from the island say. The 40-year-old man was arrested at Chiang Kai-Shek international airport in Taipei on Wednesday after an X-ray scan discovered the cards in a hidden compartment in his suitcase. Police said the man had arrived on Eva Air ...

  10. Nine arrested over 510m yuan car fraud

    Posted Apr 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Nine people have been arrested for their role in the country's biggest car loan scam, in which a single bank branch was fleeced of 510 million yuan. Five employees ... were arrested for failing to make credit checks before approving the loans. '[The accused] acted against the law and approved loans of 510 million yuan without strictly checking ...




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