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  1. Business - Money

    The week explained: Asil Nadir

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines moneypost@scmp.com In charm's way I have been thinking quite a bit about Asil Nadir lately. Yes, this is the man at the centre of one of Britain's biggest corporate scandals, who has spent almost two decades eluding the authorities ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. White-collar crime loss soars

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... by KPMG which found that corporate crime has surged this year. The survey partly blamed the economic downturn for the rise in white-collar crime, with companies losing a total of $13 million ... period last year. KPMG principal Paul MacKellar said individuals were committing crimes to solve their personal financial problems, while the downturn in the economy also exposed some until-now ...

  4. Bribery crimes clarified

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Top mainland judicial authorities yesterday issued substantive legal explanations on crimes involving bribery, in an effort to clarify grey areas in laws dealing with corruption. The legal document, jointly issued by the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate, was aimed at cracking down on 'new types of hidden corrupt behaviour ...

  5. News - World

    Tycoon Nadir told to pay back £5m or serve six more years in jail

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Judge orders disgraced Nadir to return £5m after rejecting claims that he is penniless Pay up or serve six more years, tycoon told A British judge ordered jailed tycoon Asil Nadir to pay back £5 million (HK$62.3 million) of the £29 ...

  6. Bribery law to include doctors and teachers

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a crime punishable by up to 10 years' imprisonment. 'Right now, there are several commercial bribery crimes in areas like medical care, education and public bidding that have severely ... give courts the tools to better match the punishment to the crime. 'The authorities have obviously been aware of the law's loopholes for a long time, and now they have finally decided ...

  7. Business - UNITED STATES

    China Sky One sued by US SEC over fake sales

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Mainland medical firm in court over fake sales China Sky One Medical (CSKI) and its top executives have been sued by the US Securities and Exchange Commission over claims they inflated revenue by about US$20 million with fake sales ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - MONEY LAUNDERING

    HSBC likely to face criminal charges for money laundering

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... HSBC Holdings, Europe's largest bank by market value, said yesterday it was likely to face criminal charges stemming from US anti-money laundering investigations. It said the cost of a settlement could "significantly" exceed the US$1.5 bill ...

  9. News - World

    UBS ex-trader Kweku Adoboli's tears in the dock

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Banker who lost UBS US$2.3 billion says 'off-book trades' intended to make bank money Trader's tears as he pleads innocence Former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli wept yesterday as he told a jury that his "off-book trades&qu ...

  10. Company fraud victims double

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... A survey has found that white-collar crime, particularly computer-related offences, has worsened dramatically One in five Hong Kong companies have been the victim of computer fraud in the past two years, a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey on white-collar crime has found. The bi-annual survey of 3,000 firms worldwide, including 85 Hong Kong companies, found there had been a twofold ...




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