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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Briton Peter Humphrey and wife face trial in GlaxoSmithKline saga

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:45am by Toh Han Shih

    ... out what happened in China, including an independent legal review." Britain's Serious Fraud Office is conducting a criminal investigation of GSK's activities in several ...

  2. News - China - CRIME

    China's insatiable demand for ivory funds terrorism in Africa and Middle East

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Bryan Harris

    ... and even uranium. Ivory buyers need to understand the kind of people who engage in the trade," said the Italian conservationist. China is the world's largest consumer market for ivory ...

  3. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Chinese celebrity apologises for meth use amid high-profile nationwide drug crackdown

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:51pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... More commonly known by the pen name Ning Caishen, Chen expressed remorse and vowed to stop consuming narcotics in the future, Beijing police said. Chen, who has become a television personality ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Five held over alleged luxury car import fraud

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 08:03pm by Clifford Lo

    ... allowance by exaggerating the period of vehicle registration," Grace Tang Wai-ngan, assistant staff officer of Customs' vehicle valuation group, said. She said it was the first fraud case ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Quilts seized for fooling buyers with impure wool and silk

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... was in breach of the Trade Descriptions Ordinance and carried up to five years in jail and a HK$500,000 fine, Bobbie Liu Hing-yuen, deputy head of the Customs and Excise Department's consumer protection bureau, said. "It is difficult to judge the quality of goods by appearance," he said. "Consumers should stick to the brands [they are used to]." Liu believed other ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Beware summer job scams, police tell students

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Jessie Lau

    ... there were three cases of employment fraud, one of which was related to the internet. In each case, the victims ended up losing between HK$16,000 and HK$25,000. Other types of job scams involve ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Four more Sha Tin flat owners threatened for opposing HK$260m renovation

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 04:06am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Photo of Ming Pao’s Kevin Lau who was attacked with meat cleaver allegedly sent to one resident More flat owners in fraud fight receive ‘death threats’ More death threats appear to have been issued to residents at a Sha Tin estate who are campaigning against contractors who rig tenders in order to win lucrative maintenance projects. It comes ...

  8. News - China - CRIME

    Chinese government accuses ex-GSK head Mark Reilly of bribing doctors

    Posted May 14th 2014, 12:44pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... like this. It is rare for a British [executive] to be involved in such a scheme in such a blatant manner." The UK Serious Fraud Office is aware of the allegations against GSK but would ...

  9. News - World - CRIME

    Envy and alienation drove desire for revenge, prompting Elliot Rodger to kill six people in California

    Posted May 26th 2014, 06:03am by MCT

    ... clinical tone, consumed by a feeling of total alienation. Watch: Student witnesses describe California shooting scene "Look at them," Rodger said to his camera phone, staring at a couple ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Peeping-toms using high-tech equipment to spy on women in changing rooms

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Ernest Kao

    ... would only get more sophisticated. "Similar devices are bought and placed at home to monitor maids or children. This is already an intrusion of privacy," he said. "The consumer ...




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