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  1. The queen of crime

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Written by John Millen Crime pays Agatha Christie (1890-1976) was probably the world's favourite author until J.K. Rowling came along. Christie wrote clever mystery detective stories and her novels sold in their millions all over Europe, America and Asia. Christie mostly wrote murder mysteries. The interest in Christie's novels was always who committed the crime ...

  2. Woman on trial for dealing in proceeds of crime

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A woman stood trial in the District Court yesterday accused of dealing with more than HK$126 million in proceeds of crime. Yam Chim-kwan, 50, owned 11 properties in Hong Kong and had HK$1.35 million in her 11 bank accounts in August 2008, the court heard. Her live-in boyfriend, Thao Phoumy Chan, the head of a mainland drug syndicate, was sentenced to death in Guangzhou ...

  3. 259m yuan in assets frozen as crime cartel tied to ex-police boss is raided

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... police-department head in Yangquan, Shanxi. Guan Jianjun, a former department chief in the downtown district police bureau, will stand trial along with 44 accomplices over alleged gang-related crimes ... of Guan has shed more light on rampant collusion between police and local crime syndicates on the mainland, which threatens the legitimacy of the Communist Party's grip on power. Guan- who ...

  4. Tough times boon for investigative services

    Posted May 05th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to the networks associated with the companies being investigated to collect information,' he said. He said the most challenging aspect in uncovering white-collar crime was the fact that the companies ...

  5. Moulin jail terms reflect the crime's scale, judge says

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and must also bear major responsibility. Commercial crime on this scale has to be met with a sentence at the top end of the bracket.' The four charges Ma admitted included inflating his ...

  6. Dearth of detectives risks a crime-solving problem

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... and no one has spoken to me or most other frontline crime managers as far as I'm aware. It's a joke. How can they conduct a proper review without talking to the people who are directly ... is examining a number of areas related to the issue and any proposal that may help overcome barriers to the recruitment and retention of crime officers will be considered.' The statement added: ...

  7. Fewer crimes may get death penalty

    Posted Aug 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei The list of crimes punishable by the death penalty on the mainland will be cut by a fifth if amendments to the criminal code gain approval from the legislature. It is the first ... offences subject to the death sentence- mainly non-violent crimes where the death penalty has been rarely or never invoked. Such offences include smuggling, the forgery of value-added tax receipts, ...

  8. HK$1m offer tops rewards for help in solving crimes

    Posted Sep 25th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... in Tsuen Wan three months ago. It is the biggest bounty the police are offering for help in solving crimes including homicides and a series of acid attacks. The second-biggest reward at HK$500,000 ... the components,' a police officer said. Tsuen Wan district crime squad is investigating the case, but no one has been arrested. Last month, police offered a HK$300,000 reward to find the killer of ballet ...

  9. Crime-buster given a suspended death sentence for graft

    Posted Aug 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Zheng Shaodong, formerly the mainland's top economic crime-buster, was given a suspended death sentence yesterday for accepting bribes and abusing his authority, Xinhua ... offences very serious, the court said. It suspended his death sentence because he confessed his crimes and returned all the money and goods he gained illicitly. Suspended death sentences ...

  10. cyber crime

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... does not recognise one's identity as a personal property c. there's a lack of manpower to deal with computer crimes d. it is hard to collect evidence Think about 1 How do you ensure ... the government and the public do to deter hackers? Follow-up activities 1 Check your online accounts and assess whether they are secure. 2 Find out about crimes involving the theft of personal ...




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