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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Crime gangs use jobless, addicts in flat-buying scam

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Crime syndicates are using jobless people and drug addicts as homebuyers in a property scam that is snaring millions of dollars of cash rebates from developers and banks. The Commercial Crime Bureau uncovered 94 such fraud cases between March and September involving flats worth a total of $108 million. Nineteen people have been arrested so far. Of the 94 cases, police ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Reporting of visitors' crimes streamlined

    Posted Aug 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... crimes in Hong Kong, on a visit to two of the Guangdong cities where the new travel policy was implemented. Under the policy, which also applies to Dongguan and Foshan, residents of the four ... send information on mainland people who had committed crimes in Hong Kong directly to the Guangdong authorities instead of going through the Public Security Ministry in Beijing. The mainland ...

  6. Crime rises to eight-year high

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... push Hong Kong's crime rate to an eight-year high as quick-cash crimes and assaults proliferated in the first half of this year. But police chiefs yesterday maintained that the overall law and order situation remained stable, with most of the serious crimes such as murders and robberies recording a decrease. There were a total of 43,894 crimes reported in the first six months ...

  7. Probing the minds of our most brutal killers

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... for the first time that he had killed a woman- 20 years after his conviction. 'That person performed very well in jail and his confession to his crime was encouraging,' Yuen said. But two ...

  8. Distorted 'altruism' in family killings

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Study finds parents murder children out of misguided good intentions Financially stressed parents killing their children out of a distorted 'altruistic' motive is a prevailing characteristic of Hong Kong's murder-suicide cases, a l ...

  9. Mainlanders with criminal intent to be monitored

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Taskforce will get tough with two-way permit holders arrested for crimes in HK Hong Kong police are to meet officers in Guangdong to discuss ways of identifying mainlanders who apply to travel to the special administrative region with criminal intent. Law enforcers expect relaxed immigration rules to lead to a surge in the number of such visitors arrested for committing crimes ...

  10. Legislation to protect privacy under study

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... the Crime Ordinance and the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, which is enforced by the Privacy Commission. The Hospital Authority announced this month that it would spend HK$35 million ...




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