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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Mexican cartel smuggling cocaine into Hong Kong amid booming demand for drugs

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:14am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Fears of 'unholy alliance' between notorious Sinaloa cartel and local triads to take advantage of booming demand for cocaine ... of the booming demand for cocaine and methamphetamines in the Asia-Pacific region. Details of the syndicate's push emerged after the Post revealed last month how Hong Kong triad gangs are supplying ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police at airport find 24kg of cocaine, the biggest haul this year

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Customs puts crack cocaine lab out of business Police seized 24kg of cocaine from the luggage of a jobless teenager after he landed at the airport from ... in Tai Kok Tsui making crack cocaine and seized drugs worth HK$5 million. Officers from the police narcotics bureau, acting on intelligence, arrested the 19-year-old suspect at the airport as he ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong chef busted with 48kg of cocaine in record haul for single passenger

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 06:53pm by Stuart Lau

    ... with 48kg of cocaine in two suitcases A 35-year-old Hong Kong traveller brought home 48kg of cocaine from Brazil two days ago, breaking the record for a drug haul from a single passenger. The discovery was one of two cases of trafficking high-grade cocaine- worth a total of HK$58 million- foiled on the same day by customs officers stationed at Chek Lap Kok airport. A Russian woman, 22, ...

  4. News - World - CRIME

    US$65m raid on Los Angeles' garment district in drug cash laundering probe

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:07pm by MCT

    ... a drug distributor who had fallen into debt to the cartel when US agents intercepted a shipment of 100kg of cocaine he was responsible for. He was allegedly kidnapped and tortured at a ranch ...

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    Western men targeted by Tsim Sha Tsui touts making brazen offers on drugs

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Bryan Harris

    ... are the biggest market for these touts. "Most often it's hash that they offer. But nine times out of 10, that's quickly followed up with an offer for cocaine or ketamine." ... In Chungking Mansions, yet another offered "high quality" cocaine at HK$2,500 for 2g. Samples were readily available, he claimed. "I have no idea why this is tolerated," Billet ...

  6. News - World - CRIME

    Death penalty grandmother to sue British government: charity

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 11:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta British human rights charity Reprieve said on Monday that a grandmother convicted of cocaine smuggling was suing the British government for allegedly ... of cocaine worth $2.4 million into the resort island of Bali last May. Sandiford stated Monday that she will appeal against the sentence, but Reprieve said on its website that she had exhausted her ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Ex-boyfriend arrested as woman, 39, fights for life after attack

    Posted May 14th 2014, 05:16pm by Clifford Lo

    ... of blood led from her flat in Man Ying Building on Man Ying Street. The suspect, aged 23, has a long history of abusing cocaine and methamphetamine, also known as Ice, according to a source. He ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    'Leave! Now! Take cover! You're in the firing range': behind the scenes of Hong Kong estate gunman drama

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by SAMUEL CHAN, LO WEI, Johnny Tam

    ... of cocaine, worth an estimated HK$600 million, was seized in Tuen Mun. The Kai Ching Estate was one of the places visited by former president Hu Jintao during his trip to Hong Kong in 2012. The public ...

  9. News - World - CRIME

    X-men films director Bryan Singer accused of raping teenaged boy in 1999

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:38am by GDN

    ... The Guardian X-Men director accused of raping teenaged boy Bryan Singer, the director of the X-Men films and The Usual Suspects, has been accused of raping a 17-year-old boy and forcing him to take cocaine in 1999 in a civil lawsuit filed in Hawaii. Plaintiff Michael Egan claims he was abused by Singer and others in Los Angeles and Hawaii during a period in which he ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police hunt suspected drug trafficker who escaped during trip to toilet

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 02:32pm by Clifford Lo

    ... shortly past midnight on Thursday after officers seized a packet containing 25 grams of crack cocaine from him when he was stopped and searched outside Kat Hing Wai village on Kam Tin Road. He ...




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