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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Banker who stole HK$7m from customers is jailed three years

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 06:30am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... It is serious breach of trust," said Judge Timothy Casewell in the District Court in Wan Chai. At a previous hearing on October 7, the court heard that Yan, an employee at the Kowloon City branch ... The court was told that he faked receipts and other trade documents to cover up the theft. Yan disappeared in February, the court heard, after two customers asked to withdraw their money and he made ...

  2. News - World - CRIME

    After life of luxury, Pistorius will be one 7,000 inmates in Pretoria prison

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by AFP, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... The sentencing drew a mixed reaction. Standing outside the High Court in Pretoria, Trust Riunesu held up an image on his mobile phone. It was a picture of Gerrie Nel, the State Prosecutor who sought ... to be 10 years. Society should learn from the court if someone does wrong." At the bar owned by Steenkamp parents in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth, there were some customers who agreed, ...

  3. News - World - CRIME

    Alleged mastermind of US$5 million Stradivarius theft pleads guilty

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 06:08am by AP

    ... was taken into custody after changing his plea during a hearing on Friday in a local court. He could face more than a decade in prison when sentenced November 10. The violin was missing for nine ... Court documents say Salahadyn told an acquaintance that such a robbery would be his dream crime because of the instrument's value and the ease of grabbing it from a musician walking down ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Cheuk Nang tycoon Cecil Chao latest celebrity victim of burglary

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:52am by Clifford Lo

    ... the CCTV system was out of order and no one had been arrested. The western district crime squad is investigating the crime. Leaving his mansion in a Rolls-Royce at about 1.30pm yesterday, Chao said ...

  5. News - China - CRIME

    Arms-smuggling Taiwanese duo snared in FBI sting plead guilty

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:13am by Bryan Harris

    ... Post show. Charlie Shen Hui-sheng, 47, and Alice Chang Huan-ling, 43, pleaded guilty in a New Jersey court on Monday to both the arms charge and their involvement in a drug-smuggling operation ... and court documents show how both drug and arms smuggling operations came undone at the hands of undercover agents. The FBI officers infiltrated Kow's syndicate over three years, posing ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    Kidney trafficking gang that ran underground hospital jailed by Beijing court

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 03:22pm by Alice Yan

    ... by a Beijing court for harvesting and selling 51 kidneys, the largest haul in recent mainland history. The group's mastermind, Zheng Wei, 46, was sentenced to 12 years in jail by the No 1 Intermediate People's Court on Wednesday, while 14 other members received terms between 3-1/2 years and nine years, the Beijing Times reported. They were charged with coercing people into selling ...

  7. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Singer who left six lovers to die by erotic asphyxiation executed in Hunan

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 09:32pm by James Griffiths

    ... reported Tuesday that Zhou Youping was executed in Changsha, Hunan province on August 29 after the Supreme People's Court approved a death sentence handed down to him by the Changsha Intermediate People's Court in March 2011. He was 42.  Zhou, who worked as a singer in a karaoke bar in the Hunan provincial capital, started seeking men online for sadomasochistic play ...

  8. News - China - CRIME

    Four schoolboys killed in shocking knife attack in southwestern China

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 12:12pm by KYODO, Staff Reporters

    ... media reported in January that the man, Wu Yechang, was sentenced to  death for the attack and appealed but the motion was rejected by a higher court  on Wednesday and will now go to the Supreme Court. With additional reporting from Associated Press ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    I'll beat child sex charge in Philippines, vows ex-Hong Kong teacher Hilton Munro

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:08am by Raissa Robles

    ... friend"- a woman he had met at a hockey match and with whom he said he had no romantic attachment. His next court date is October 10, when he might face for the first time the five boys ages nine ...

  10. News - China - CRIME

    Three given death penalty over Kunming rail station attack

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 12:28pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Influenced by religious extremism, trio plotted knife rampage, court says, while a fourth defendant handed life sentence for taking part 3 condemned to death over Kunming attack Three people were sentenced to death by a Yunnan court for their role in the attack at a Kunming rail station that killed 31 people and injured 141 in March. A fourth ...




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