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  1. How the case unfolded

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... unlike Hong Kong, has no extradition treaty with the US. February 25, 2004 Washington state files consumer fraud charges against Cheungs as owners of Thesaurus Fine Arts, a defunct Seattle store known to sell fake Asian antiquities. October 28, 2005 The consumer fraud case reaches a settlement in which Thesaurus Fine Arts agrees to reimburse customers, and also to pay about US$350,000 ...

  2. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Sochi Games brings back memories, but let's move on

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by George Chen

    ... rising profile on Wall Street as well as among ordinary Americans. I stayed at a hotel near Fifth Avenue in New York City. There were already some Chinese-speaking consumers on the well-known ...

  3. Alibaba, top brands set for US market push

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... transaction website to help US retailers source top-tier, mainland-designed consumer products, as well as give a boost to Chinese exports. Annie Xu, general manager at Alibaba.com in the United States, declared it was 'the ideal time' for US retailers to introduce their customers to 'new products that have already been successful in China's growing consumer ...

  4. News - World

    CIA paying millions to AT&T for phone records, says report

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 11:44am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... required to co-operate with the NSA’s “data mining”. Industry advocates have expressed concerns that NSA spying revelations could turn consumers in the US and abroad against the American technology ...

  5. Consumer dream in China largely hype

    Posted Apr 12th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Credit Suisse caused a stir last month when its analysts predicted that China would overtake Japan to become the world's No2 consumer nation by 2015, second only to the United States. Unfortunately, many companies and investors dreaming of riding China's consumer spending boom are likely to end up disappointed. Credit Suisse based its projections ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Key US official faces grilling over Obamacare website fiasco

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:35pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... marketplace, where consumers determine their eligibility for premium subsidies and enrol in coverage. Aides and experts fear new crippling problems could emerge as enrolment picks-up in November ...

  7. Fraud case pair to fly to hearing in US

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The son of the founder of jewellery empire Tse Sui Luen and the company's financial director will fly to Los Angeles this month as part of their bribery trial to hear testimony from a vital witness who is too ill to testify in Hong Kong. The District Court has been hearing the case of Tse Sui-luen, his son and three others who face corruption and fraud charges ...

  8. Events

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Monday, April 30: American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Third-party testing and certification requirements for consumer products in the US'. Bank of America Tower. Wednesday, May 2: American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Proactively managing labour activism and commercial disputes in China'. ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia anger at US linking of rights and trade

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in Moscow

    ... exposed alleged tax fraud involving Russian police. He claimed the scam had cost Russia about US$200 million. Magnitsky was arrested on charges of organising tax evasion for his own firm's executives. He was allegedly tortured and died in a Moscow prison in November, 2009. The circumstances of his death and the fraud claim have never been properly investigated, human rights activists ...

  10. Magazines - Money

    A fair deal for the small investor

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin McQueen Dan David exposed fraud by Chinese companies, writes Kevin McQueen Dan David, co-founder of the financial information website GeoInvesting, is not a man to beat about the bush when it comes to corporate fraud. The company- based in the rural American town of Skippack, about 50 kilometres northwest of Philadelphia- has made a name for itself by uncovering ...




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