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  1. How gang's Big Elephant left the jungle of crime

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei yathei.wong@scmp.com It is hard to believe that a former gangster whose size won him the nickname Big Elephant is afraid to walk the streets at night. But that's because he fears triad members may target him after he turned his back on a life of crime. Big Elephant became a member of a secret society in Tseung Kwan O when he was just 13. He quit school when ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Koo cops role in new crime thriller

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Louis Koo Tin-lok surprised the media this week when he turned up at a press conference with a full beard to promote his role in the film Overheard. The new crime thriller, which began production this week, will star Koo (right) as one of three policemen (the others are played by Daniel Wu Yin-cho and Sean Lau Ching-wan) from a special Criminal Intelligence Bureau task ...

  4. Joint crackdown strikes big blow to crime gangs

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo HK, mainland and Macau raids lead to arrest of 1,664 suspects Hong Kong police have struck a heavy blow against triads, organised-crime gangs and cross-border syndicates ... and the mainland. Chief Superintendent Samson Yu Mun-sang, head of the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau, said the annual operation was extended from four to six weeks for a stronger crackdown ahead of next ...

  5. Police arrest 292 people during anti-crime crackdown

    Posted Apr 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CHANDRA WONG Updated at 6.21pm: Police arrested 292 people during an anti-crime operation in Kowloon West Region on Thursday night, a police spokesman said on Friday. The operation, coordinated by Kowloon West Crime Headquarters, started at midnight on Thursday. Its purpose was to crack down on triad money-making activities in the area, the spokesman said. Police raided 100 ...

  6. National action on crime gangs urged

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi A national framework for co-operation in the fight against organised crime is urgently needed, a state publication says, warning of its 'serious consequences'. Organised crime was becoming deeply rooted in some regions of northeastern China, subverting economic growth and threatening social order, Outlook magazine, a Xinhua publication, warned. Its commentary ...

  7. Crime increase

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Police figures show a steep rise in crimes involving triads, intimidation and guns in January compared to a year ago. How can the increase in these crimes be curbed? Share your views: write to us ...

  8. War on crime has a hollow ring

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Beijing Top judge and prosecutor pledge to get tough, but deputies remain unconvinced The mainland's top judge and prosecutor have pledged to get tough on crime in the coming year but the public and deputies remain largely unconvinced. Supreme People's Court president Xiao Yang and Procurator-General Jia Chunwang made crime control the number one policy ...

  9. More police to combat hi-tech criminals

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Extra officers are to be drafted in to fight a rising tide of online crime as police prepare to open a cybersecurity centre by the end of the year. Police recorded 1,299 technology-related crimes in the first half of this year, a 41 per cent rise year-on-year. Victims lost HK$64 million- up from HK$4 million. Commercial e-mail scams ...

  10. Mall delivers some thoughts on the subjects of drugs and triads

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Upmarket retail chain G.O.D. got into trouble with the law for less a while ago, so we better not let police chief Tang King-shing know about this latest provocation. The man, well-known for his often quixotic interpretation of the law, tends ...




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