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  1. Bank gets stuck with drug-money buck

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... drug proceeds. But how is the manager of the HSBC El Paso branch (500 North Zaragoza Road) to distinguish a normal commercial transaction from drug money in a transfer from Mexico to what ... at all that he would refuse the transfer if they showed him a court order. But they do not. They expect him to do their job. They want a commercial banker to treat their suspicions of drug money ...

  2. Action urged on financial abuse

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip Governments should set up a consumer group to protect people from dubious mortgages, loans and investments, an international consumer watchdog said yesterday. James Guest, the vice-president of Consumers International, said a fragmented approach w ...

  3. Gold investor punished for trading abuse

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu William Lee Tak-lun, the president of the Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society, has been suspended by the Securities and Futures Commission from working in the investment industry for a year. The SFC also fined his firm, Grand Investment (Securities), HK$3 million for turning a blind eye to abuse in the trading of derivative warrants by two clients from January 2004 ...

  4. Letter alleging abuse prompts review of travel procedures

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... an anonymous letter accused the commissioner of a government-owned agency of abuse. The letter said Cheung Kam-kay, former commissioner of the Export Credit Insurance Corporation, had visited Dongguan ... abused the use of public money and it had opened a file for follow-up action. It said it would monitor the incident closely. The letter, a copy of which has been obtained by the South China ...

  5. US global reach puts two more lenders on hit list

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... That move was directed at drug money, rather than terrorist-financing. Last month in Washington, US Attorney-General John Ashcroft defended the provisions of the Patriot Act on the grounds that it had led to charges against 310 individuals and 179 convictions since September 11. But critics at home and abroad remained concerned that the Act invites gross abuses of civil liberties ...

  6. letters

    Posted Apr 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... traditions and heritage. I think this knowledge can greatly benefit today's youngsters. Teenage drug abuse and bullying are increasing at an alarming rate. I wish those youngsters knew more ...

  7. Way of the wolf

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Antonella Gambotto-burke

    ... who, in increments and fuelled by stupefying drug and alcohol abuse, became a criminal, only to lose everything- his family, his youth, hundreds of millions of dollars and superficial ... you do. And then it all seems normal. And that's how I used to make sense of my life.' The drug abuse Belfort describes in The Wolf of Wall Street is dizzying, suicidal and insane. ...

  8. Shelve alcohol tax cuts, they're only being pocketed by the trade

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun has called for further tax cuts on wine ('Cut wine tax further: Liberal chief', May 29). He reckons his proposal 'would benefit both consumers and wine dealers, allowing for more wine-trading deals ...

  9. HSBC can't avoid Senate's rocket-propelled grenade

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... by the US Senate's report into HSBC's involvement with 'money laundering, drugs and terrorist financing' that should worry the bank's bosses. In its report the US censured ... This gives the impression that the US Senate believes three-quarters of the world's population are money launderers, terrorists, drug dealers or all three, and that any bank with US operations ...

  10. Credit-cards-only rule to fight graft

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter Beijing will make the use of official credit cards for major purchases mandatory for officials from next year. The move is a bid to curb the abuse of public money ... is spent should be subject to stringent approval,' Hu said. A sceptical internet user yesterday posted a commentary online: 'If people are going to abuse public funds, who would care ...




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