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  1. Diamond seller sentenced for kickbacks

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A saleswoman at a diamond supplier was yesterday ordered to perform 240 hours of community service for offering HK$270,000 in kickbacks to a manager of a jewellery shop. Patricia Kam Che-yee, 28, formerly a saleswoman at Schachter & Namdar Asia, had pleaded guilty to offering bribes to Isabel Jalbaud, an export manager at Jewelry Kingdom, in 2007 and 2008. ...

  2. Two jailed over theft of diamond ring

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Two mainlanders who admitted bringing into Hong Kong a HK$2.7 million diamond ring they stole from a shop in South Korea were jailed yesterday for almost two years for money laundering. Mo Riming, 44, and Zhou Yaoxing, 43, who had both initially denied the joint charge, pleaded guilty in the District Court on Thursday. Judge Douglas Yau Tak-hong, who sentenced them each ...

  3. Gang admits stealing gems worth HK$3m

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Three women and two men from the Philippines yesterday admitted stealing HK$3 million worth of diamond jewellery at two exhibitions in Hong Kong last year. The five, who were recruited by a syndicate of thieves in Manila, were paid between HK$3,000 and HK$25,000 for their roles in stealing an 18.2 carat diamond, worth HK$2.7 million, and a HK$1 million necklace which ...

  4. Trio jailed for spate of burglaries in Kowloon

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Three men who broke into nine offices in industrial buildings were jailed yesterday for up to 28 months. Jen Chienlun, 51, Heung Yuk-kau, 38, and Lau hei-yin, 42, admitted a series of burglaries in Kowloon City, Kwun Tong and Kwai Chung between October last year and February this year. They stole diamonds, paintings, notebook computers, jewellery and boxes ...

  5. Two jailed for drug trafficking

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu An unemployed man and a 15-year-old boy were jailed yesterday for 56 and 42 months respectively after pleading guilty in the District Court to drug trafficking. Chan Kwok-kin, 20, a repeat offender, and Lau Wai-hung were convicted of trafficking 130g of ketamine in a toilet in Diamond Hill on August 29. ...

  6. Pair jailed over ring

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Two mainlanders who admitted bringing into Hong Kong a HK$2.7 million diamond ring they stole from a shop in South Korea were jailed yesterday for almost two years for money ... to Shenzhen after stealing the 3.19-carat diamond ring from Richemont Korea Cartier jewellery shop in Pusan, South Korea, in October. The trial heard legal arguments on whether the defendants should ...

  7. Woman admits using cheque scam to acquire goods worth HK$1.35m

    Posted Jan 19th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A beautician with a history of theft admitted tricking retailers and people selling goods online into giving her iPhones, Hermes bags and diamonds worth more than HK$1 million ... tricked sellers into giving her nine iPhones, five Hermes handbags, a diamond ring and two diamonds, worth a total of HK$1.35 million, senior public prosecutor Winsome Chan Suk-wai said. Each ...

  8. City briefs

    Posted May 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Man jailed for stealing $6m worth of diamonds A businessman who stole diamonds worth more than $6 million was jailed for two years and 10 months yesterday. Cheng King-yin, 49, pleaded ... cheques for the diamonds. Pesticide warning for ginseng buyers Buyers of Bing Han Refined Ginseng Powder and Matsuwura Ginsen Powder should surrender the products to their importers ...

  9. Mainlanders jailed for jewel thefts

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Two mainlanders were jailed for six months yesterday after admitting to stealing at the Jewellery and Watch Fair at the weekend. Teacher Zhou Lixin, 36, was arrested at the Convention and Exhibition Centre on Sunday on suspicion of stealing 20 magnetic clasps valued at $240. Liu Bihua, 35, pleaded guilty in Eastern Court to two charges of theft for stealing six diamonds ...

  10. Jeweller jailed for deception and theft

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Deputy Judge David Thomas sentenced Tsang Leung-kui, 59, to 16 months in jail after he pleaded guilty to six counts of avoiding liability by deception and two counts of theft involving diamonds ... had misappropriated the diamonds passed to him on a 'bailment for sale or return' basis. Under such an arrangement, which is common in the trade, Tsang was asked to sell the diamonds ...




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