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  1. White-collar crime loss soars

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... by KPMG which found that corporate crime has surged this year. The survey partly blamed the economic downturn for the rise in white-collar crime, with companies losing a total of $13 million ... period last year. KPMG principal Paul MacKellar said individuals were committing crimes to solve their personal financial problems, while the downturn in the economy also exposed some until-now ...

  2. Computer crimes up, but few arrests

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... The number of computer crimes recorded in the first nine months of this year was nearly 70 per cent more than that for the whole of last year, but only one in 10 cases resulted in arrests. ... online games service providers. There were 454 computer crimes up to the end of September, 67 per cent more than the 272 cases in the whole of last year. Among the 454 cases, 283 involved access ...

  3. Petty crime

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A correspondent (July 21), citing the theft of a mobile phone during a short visit, warned that petty crime in Guangzhou is rising tremendously. This warning was based on hearsay. Yes, petty crime can be a problem in Guangzhou. Then again, being swindled out of thousands of dollars by a camera shop on Nathan Road is criminal and being 'chopped' by thugs in Kowloon ...

  4. Progress made in fight against cyber crime

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Some of the greatest beneficiaries of the information technology revolution have been criminals. Computers allow them to commit new kinds of crimes, to organise and perpetrate traditional offences faster and more efficiently than ever, and to do so with an unprecedented degree of anonymity. That is the bad news. But as delegates to the Second Asia Cyber Crime Summit ...

  5. Mainland crime

    Posted Nov 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Killings and kidnappings dominated last week's headlines about China. Is crime really getting much worse in the mainland or is it just that we hear more about it nowadays? Write to us. ...

  6. Crime fears

    Posted Oct 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The latest official statistics show that crime in Hong Kong has increased by nearly 20 per cent in the first nine months of this year. Do you feel less safe? Share your views: write to us. ...

  7. Crime fight

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the article 'Police anger as crime rate soars' (Sunday Morning Post, October 19). The figures were shocking and I am sure the problem is more serious than it looks. Many people, including myself who had a telephone stolen in a cinema, find it too troublesome to report such crimes. But the government needs to recognise that the crime issue is a serious ...

  8. Crime squad officers investigated after chief arrested

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Police are investigating whether more officers are involved in illegal soccer bookmaking after the arrest of a chief inspector. Officers from the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau arrested ... not say whether the officer had been transferred to another post or suspended from duty. Assistant Police Commissioner (Crime) Victor Lo Yik-kee yesterday confirmed the arrest, but declined ...

  9. Crime in Shenzhen is cut by 30pc in four weeks

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Shenzhen The arrival of an extra 1,000 armed men has helped the police to restore order Shenzhen police say the city's crime rate has dropped by more than 30 per cent in just four weeks- a development they attribute to new tactics adopted to tackle a crime wave that has been surging since July. Deputy police chief Yu Xinguo said preliminary figures showed a 50 ...

  10. Surge in cyber crime a result of hacking

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... The number of computer crimes in the first half of this year was more than the total for all of last year, the latest police figures show. Following a surge in the number of hacking reports, there were 299 computer crimes in the six months to June, compared with 272 last year and 235 in 2001. The 299 cases included 219 involving hacking, 45 online business deceptions and nine ...




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