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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Guangdong authorities say more than 3,000 arrested in sex trade crackdown

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:08am by He Huifeng

    ... of the country when export demand slumped in 2009 following the global economic crisis. Hundreds of hotels had sprung up in the city to serve visiting buyers and exhibition attendees, and when ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Beware summer job scams, police tell students

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Jessie Lau

    ... a 13-year-old girl lost HK$9,000 after she was persuaded purchasing virtual currency at a convenience store would get her part-time employment. "Because the reach of the internet is very wide ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Kenya seizes illegal Hong Kong-bound rosewood

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:16am by NG KANG-CHUNG AND REUTERS

    ... 300,000 yuan two years ago, he said. The Environmental Investigation Agency said the rosewood seized on Monday was grown in Madagascar. The group said: "The ongoing crisis of illegal logging ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Macau police arrest 2 with China UnionPay mobile devices

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:55am by Danny Mok

    ... dealings that appear as domestic transactions, circumventing currency controls. They are also used to evade tax on the mainland, which is why they require authorisation for use in Macau. Police ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Burglars steal HK$350,000 in gold and cash from luxury Stanley home

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:47am by Clifford Lo

    ... stolen, along with HK$50,000 in foreign currency. The tenant had not been at the house since last Friday. The Western District crime squad is investigating but has made no arrests. The house ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police bust gambling gang that took HK$100 million of bets on a single race day

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by Danny Mok

    ... of its 83 horse-race meetings. In the raid, police also seized about HK$44,000 in local currency and renminbi, electronic devices and horse-racing journals. The ring is believed to be linked ...

  7. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Hong Kong man caught with cash taped to his body in US$580,000 Shenzhen smuggling attempt

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 02:26pm by Chris Luo

    ... across an entire table, another photo shows. Chinese law stipulates travellers are in general only allowed to carry up to US$5,000 worth of foreign currency when entering the mainland without ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Rugby Sevens drinkers warned of 'powerfully-built' women thieves who dumped fan in a rubbish bin

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:28am by Clifford Lo

    ... a report that an Australian tourist lost almost HK$10,000 in foreign currency after he met three African women and took them to his hotel room yesterday. An investigator said one of the women would ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Burglars escape with HK$34,000 haul in break-in at exclusive Sha Tin house

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 02:51pm by Clifford Lo

    ... in the same estate was burgled and more than HK$130,000 in local and foreign currency was stolen. The same night, HK$43,000 in cash and jewellery was stolen from an apartment in nearby Kau To Shan ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    More fake HK$1,000 banknotes found

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:11am by DANNY LEE

    ... banknotes found Efforts by monetary chiefs to calm fears over counterfeit currency have done little to ease concerns, as more fake HK$1,000 notes were discovered yesterday. Police in the Macau said ... that there was no need for the public to be "overly worried". Since 2010, some 2,646 counterfeit HK$1,000 banknotes have been seized. The spate of rogue HK$1,000 bills echoes the cash crisis of 2007, ...




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