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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Tseung Kwan O couple arrested for illegal gambling and laundering HK$10m

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 04:41pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Inspector Lam Cheuk-ho of Kowloon East regional crime unit said its investigations showed the couple’s home was also being used as illegal mahjong parlour. Three electronic mahjong tables ... December, police began investigating the couple and examining their financial backgrounds. The pair are also accused of running illegal mahjong parlours in restaurants and residential units ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong elite squad to crack down on smuggling syndicates

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... syndicates and large sums of crime proceeds, and looks mainly into smuggling and money laundering activities." Established in late January, the bureau has about 50 financial investigators who ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Crime syndicates are ferrying containers of illegal goods worth millions of dollars between Hong Kong and the mainland every day Elite squad to target ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's elderly women turning to crime

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi, Mimi Lau

    ... Christy Choi and Mimi Lau in Guangzhou More care and assistance may keep women above 60 from breaking the law to support themselves, researchers suggest Elderly women turning to crime Elderly women are in need of more care and support, according to a report that found a sixfold surge in the number of arrests among females aged more than 60 over the past two decades. A crime ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    HSBC appoints anti-crime advisers

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London HSBC appoints anti-crime advisers HSBC, Europe's largest bank by value, has named former British tax chief Dave Hartnett to advise a new board committee created to tackle financial crime. Bill Hughes, ex-head of Britain's Serious Organised Crime Agency, Juan Zarate, a former counter-terrorism adviser to the George W. Bush administration in the United ...

  5. News - China

    Chinese police bring 2 suspects back from Malaysia

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 11:56am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Police have escorted two Chinese men accused of involvement in economic crimes back from Malaysia, including one who fled China eight years ago, the Ministry ... website. Li Yansong fled China last year and is accused of amassing 350 million yuan (HK$443 million) in loans by defrauding financial institutions in 2011 and 2012, the statement said. ...

  6. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    New setback for Khmer Rouge war crimes court as prosecutor resigns

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh The latest high-profile departure comes as strike by staff over unpaid wages enters second week Prosecutor resigns from war crimes court Cambodia's troubled Khmer Rouge war crimes court suffered a new setback yesterday with the resignation of a key prosecutor- the latest in a string of departures from the United Nations-backed tribunal. ...

  7. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR

    When staff label their crimes as fraud

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Luxury handbags among the telltale signs for miscreant workers who feed a spending habit When staff label their crimes as fraud Want to know if any of your workers are stealing ... several months of his salary. This raised the eyebrows of his boss, who hired a commercial detective who found out he had stolen company money to pay for the trip. Financial problems are always ...

  8. Business - Money - THE INTERVIEW

    Interview: Allianz boss Elizabeth Corley who also pens crime novels

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... pens crime novels Elizabeth Corley is not your typical chief executive, at least in her choice of hobby. Forget golf, the global chief executive of German fund house Allianz Global Investors has a passion for crime novels- she's written four of them. The 56-year-old has managed to cram in time to pen the thrillers amid the constant international travel and demands of running ...

  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    How jailing old ladies on suspicion aids Hong Kong's anti-crime image

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... anti-crime image How jailing old ladies on suspicion aids Hong Kong He [the Director of Public Prosecutions, Kevin Zervos] said the onus was still on the prosecution to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that defendants had committed the crime … "We are dealing with the proceeds of serious crime. If countries and states do not have anti-money-laundering regimes and measures in place, ...

  10. News - World

    How offshore havens let financial schemers hide their gains

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Chris Green

    ... TrustNet officials who did not respond to requests to discuss their firm. Fraud experts say offshore bank accounts and companies are vital to the operation of complex financial crimes. Allen ... "But the more sophisticated ones almost always do." The offshore world makes it hard for prosecutors pursuing complex financial crimes to follow the money, because many jurisdictions ...




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