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  1. Warning on pickpockets after 22pc surge in cases this year

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Shoppers should beware of pickpockets amid the festive crowds in light of a more than 20 per cent increase in such crimes, police warned yesterday. The Kowloon West regional ... Yui-luen, of the West Kowloon crime prevention office, said some victims reported their wallets might have been stolen by people behind them on escalators in malls and office buildings. Some victims ...

  2. Ten-month crackdown on credit card crime to start in January

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Mainland authorities are to launch a 10-month clampdown on credit card fraud following news such crimes had at least doubled over the first half of the year, state ... of economic crime investigations, said on Tuesday that credit card fraud had become more common in recent years, the newswire reported. Common scams included people taking credit cards from several ...

  3. Chongqing justice chief held in drive against rampant triad crime

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau The top justice official of triad-plagued Chongqing municipality has been detained and put under investigation for alleged links with organised crime gangs, China News Service ... Chongqing's police force came months after the municipality's party boss Bo Xilai declared war on rampant organised crime gangs in the booming central municipality, home to more than 30 million ...

  4. Top police office leads war on organised crime

    Posted Nov 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Three years of a campaign against organised crime on the mainland has resulted in the rise of a powerful police department. The full name of the Ministry of Public Security agency is the Office to Fight Organised Crime, also known as Daheiban. It used to be an obscure, puppet agency, but since 2006 it has gradually moved to become the centre of the fight against ...

  5. Pupils learn dangers of internet crime

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan Online crime is a growing menace worldwide, but a number of pupils have used their creative skills to show they are well aware of the dangers. About 600 youngsters from primary ... in the primary-school category, while Tang King Po School won among secondary schools. The 'Protect Yourself from Crime and Predators Online' competition attracted more than 100 entries. Pupils had ...

  6. Organised crime calls the shots when it comes to doing business in Chongqing

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Organised crime has terrorised the commercial world in Chongqing for so long that it has become part of everyday business. Gangsters have gradually infiltrated many sectors ... at first but later discovered it was the work of organised crime. In November, five amusement arcade workers were killed in a fight at the establishment. Local reports said more than 20 gangsters ...

  7. 1,000 nabbed in crime crackdown

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police have arrested 1,000 people in an operation against triads and organised crime involving 3,800 raids across the city in the past five weeks. And in a separate operation ... The crackdown, carried out annually before National Day since 2001, will continue for the rest of the year. Police fear quick-cash crimes could be a problem during celebrations for the 60th anniversary ...

  8. Sleepless nights for police as crime crusade takes its toll

    Posted Aug 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk in Chongqing and Ng Tze-wei Chongqing's police officers are facing the most severe test of their careers as the municipality charges ahead with a crusade against organised crime - in which members of the police force are as much the target of investigations as triad members. More than 1,500 people have been arrested so far since the crackdown began in June. ...

  9. Chongqing billionaire jailed over gang crimes

    Posted Dec 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng A billionaire political figure has been sentenced to 20 years in jail after a Chongqing court found him guilty of leading a crime gang. Li Qiang, and 30 gang members, stood trial at the municipality's Intermediate People's Court on nine charges including being involved in organised crime, disrupting public transport, disturbing social order, concealing ...

  10. Police swoop on online teen triad ring after crime spree

    Posted Sep 15th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... reported yesterday. Twelve members of the group have been arrested so far, the Oriental Morning Post reported, in connection with at least eight violent crimes carried out across the city. The case ... at least five other similar online gangs, with several hundred members in total, which they warned could attract youngsters to a life of violent crime. The group- which called itself the Zunlong ...




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