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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Man who set Guangzhou bus ablaze was angry over debts, police say

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:43am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Guangzhou police say suspect, 25, confessed to setting vehicle on fire; witnesses who helped rescue victims recall horrific scenes Man who set bus ablaze 'angry' over gambling debts Frustration over gambling debts drove a 25-year-old man to set fire to a bus in Guangzhou, killing two and injuring 32 others, during rush hour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555456/man-who-set-guangzhou-bus-ablaze-was-angry-over-debts-police-say
  2. News - China - CRIME

    Not a clean getaway! Cleaver-wielding bank robber foiled by elderly cleaner with mop

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 03:20pm

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Man with gambling debts enters Shanghai bank with a knife, but an elderly cleaner, two guards and two other men end the incident WATCH: Bank robber thrashed ... make his escape. The unidentified 35-year-old man, who ran up debts of about 4 million yuan (HK$5 million) gambling on World Cup soccer matches, ran into the Beicai branch of the Agricultural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555355/would-be-robber-beaten-mop-chairs-and-sticks
  3. News - China - CRIME

    Guangdong gunman arrested after 19-hour hostage-suicide drama

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 07:11pm by Anne Yi

    ... Anne Yi anne.yi@scmp.com 'Debt-strapped' man held kidnapped his alleged lenders before attempting to kill himself A kidnapping suspect in Zhongshan city has been sent to hospital after an unsuccessful suicide attempt towards the end of a 19-hour-long stand-off with police, according to local police in Guangdong. The suspect, surnamed Luo, went postal around 4.51 pm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1549701/guangdong-gunman-arrested-after-19-hour-hostage-suicide-drama
  4. News - China - CRIME

    Bomber strikes near Wenzhou police station before being arrested in his underpants

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 12:26pm by Li Jing

    ... filled with sharp metal objects. Eyewitnesses said the suspect spoke in the Wenzhou dialect and said the bombing was likely linked to a debt dispute, according to the live blog. Police have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1530741/bomber-sets-homemade-explosive-near-wenzhou-police-station
  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong man allegedly hid bodies of mistress, son in Shenzhen flat for 14 years

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 04:01pm by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Man arrested and reportedly confesses to strangling his lover and two-year-old child over debt woes HK man 'hid bodies in flat for 14 years' A Hong ... to cut his losses, and hundreds of thousands of yuan in debt, he allegedly told police he strangled his mistress and son while they were taking a nap after lunch. The slain woman's family ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1524529/hong-kong-killer-hid-bodies-mistress-son-shenzhen-flat-14-years
  6. News - China - CRIME

    Policeman in Qingyuan, Guangdong, 'lost millions on soccer gambling'

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Police officer 'millions in debt from soccer betting' A Guangdong policeman has allegedly amassed several million dollars in debt because of losses ... he had borrowed the money to pay off debts his wife incurred from a scrap metal business. Public servants are banned from gambling or managing businesses, and the party's municipal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1428651/policeman-qingyuan-guangdong-lost-millions-soccer-gambling
  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Second employer arrested for allegedly hitting maid 'for not working fast enough'

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 08:16pm by LO WEI

    ... fees owed to their recruitment agencies, debts which often inhibit maids from quitting working for abusive employers or from reporting abuse. Cheung met officials at the Indonesian consulate ... and provide them with a low-interest loan... Their preliminary official response was positive." The debts that maids owe to recruitment agencies have inhibited them from quitting or reporting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1414295/woman-58-arrested-over-alleged-physical-abuse-her-domestic-helper
  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Database of maid abuse being compiled to stop agency exploitation

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 11:51pm by JOANNA CHIU

    ... to pay," she said. An employer from Tsuen Wan told the South China Morning Post her family had been harassed for the past three months over a debt of HK$30,000 that her helper was unable to repay. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1454451/hku-and-anti-slavery-charity-liberty-asia-combine-fight-helper-abuse
  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Mexican cartel smuggling cocaine into Hong Kong amid booming demand for drugs

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:14am by Bryan Harris

    ... of the ringleader- were drug mules "driven to participate because of debt problems". Leveraging unpaid debts is a common method that such syndicates use to recruit otherwise innocent mules, experts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1418852/mexican-cartel-smuggling-cocaine-hong-kong-amid-booming-demand-drugs
  10. News - World - CRIME

    Belgium probes murky world of cash, diamonds and banks such as HSBC

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:44am by NYT

    ... company for its stones. The bank denies the allegations, which Lazare made in criminal and civil lawsuits in Antwerp and New York, and accuses Lazare of using the lawsuits to avoid paying debts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1381255/belgium-probes-murky-world-cash-diamonds-and-banks-such-hsbc

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