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  1. Court pledges 'aid' for family of man labelled crime boss by CCTV

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A family in Sichuan has been promised 200,000 yuan (HK$227,000) by a local court as 'financial aid' after agreeing to withdraw a compensation lawsuit against China Central Television, which is said to have wrongly accused one member of the family of having been a crime boss. Yuan Zhong was shot and killed in 2006 by local gangsters. After the incident, CCTV, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691330/court-pledges-aid-family-man-labelled-crime-boss-cctv
  2. Fewer crimes may get death penalty

    Posted Aug 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei The list of crimes punishable by the death penalty on the mainland will be cut by a fifth if amendments to the criminal code gain approval from the legislature. It is the first ... offences subject to the death sentence- mainly non-violent crimes where the death penalty has been rarely or never invoked. Such offences include smuggling, the forgery of value-added tax receipts, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/722949/fewer-crimes-may-get-death-penalty
  3. Fraudsters exposed by economic meltdown

    Posted Feb 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In his enduring classic Manias, Panics, and Crashes, economic historian Charles Kindleberger considers a number of factors that can precipitate a financial crash. The uncovering of fraud ... witnessed the reverse of that sequence. The current worldwide financial crisis is usually dated back to the summer of 2007. Back then, the housing market imploded in the United States, along ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/670834/fraudsters-exposed-economic-meltdown
  4. Amnesty called on corporate crimes

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei in Beijing In a promising sign for the wider private economy, firms in Hebei province will be 'forgiven' for financial misconduct In what could turn out to be a watershed in the mainland's stop-go efforts to liberate the private economy, Hebei province is 'forgiving' private businessmen for the economic crimes they committed as they worked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/443048/amnesty-called-corporate-crimes
  5. Banks blamed for tighter regulations

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... analyst Michael Ong. 'The financial industry is being pressured into compliance that should have come naturally,' said Mr Ong, professor of the Stuart Graduate School of Business ... telecommunications firm. 'The conviction of Ebbers is an indictment of the financial industry, because the corporate world would not have been able to engage in these schemes without the help ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/493196/banks-blamed-tighter-regulations
  6. Watchdog gets tough on insider dealing

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle, Enoch Yiu

    ... insider dealing can be prosecuted in the criminal courts, where it carries a maximum penalty of 10 years' jail and a fine of HK$10 million. Alternatively, the SFC can ask the financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687979/watchdog-gets-tough-insider-dealing
  7. 18 years' jail for string of sex crimes

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A waiter with a 'distorted view of sex'- said to have had 300 sex partners in the past five years- was jailed for 18 years yesterday for a string of offences in which he tied up teenage girls he met online and took photographs or video ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734824/18-years-jail-string-sex-crimes
  8. Woman on trial for dealing in proceeds of crime

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

    ... Maggie Ng A woman stood trial in the District Court yesterday accused of dealing with more than HK$126 million in proceeds of crime. Yam Chim-kwan, 50, owned 11 properties in Hong Kong and had HK$1.35 million in her 11 bank accounts in August 2008, the court heard. Her live-in boyfriend, Thao Phoumy Chan, the head of a mainland drug syndicate, was sentenced to death in Guangzhou ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732212/woman-trial-dealing-proceeds-crime
  9. Crime-buster given a suspended death sentence for graft

    Posted Aug 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Zheng Shaodong, formerly the mainland's top economic crime-buster, was given a suspended death sentence yesterday for accepting bribes and abusing his authority, Xinhua ... offences very serious, the court said. It suspended his death sentence because he confessed his crimes and returned all the money and goods he gained illicitly. Suspended death sentences ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/723002/crime-buster-given-suspended-death-sentence-graft
  10. Chongqing blitz on triad crime ends with 3,348 snared

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

    ... Choi Chi-yuk The southwestern municipality of Chongqing has wrapped up an eight-month crackdown on triadrelated crime that led to the detention of thousands of suspects. At a meeting ... of law in the campaign to wipe out local crime syndicates. Former People's Daily deputy editor Zhou Ruijin wrote in an article carried yesterday by jcrb.com- a news portal affiliated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/707354/chongqing-blitz-triad-crime-ends-3348-snared

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