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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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Security chiefs strike deal on co-operation

    Posted Sep 26th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Security chiefs from Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong have agreed to strengthen co-operation to combat cross-border crime because they expect closer economic ties will have an impact on law and order. The agreement was reached at a meeting in Foshan yesterday as the chiefs of the three crime investigation departments reviewed the result of their joint anti-triad operation, codenamed ...

  9. Police station sergeant gains strength from life's challenges

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... to organised and serious crime. He has given courtroom evidence in more than 30 cases since 1998 on a wide range of triad matters, including the history and development of triad societies, rituals, ...

  10. Property agents join hunt for dirty cash

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong voiced concern over whether the relaxed travel policy for individual visitors from the mainland would lead to a surge in crime, including money laundering. The Narcotics ... that the existing law required that anyone who knew or suspected any property, including cash, to be the direct or indirect proceeds of crimes like money-laundering, had a duty to report this to the police. ...




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