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  1. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Q&A: Hong Kong a hub for illegal gambling, says FIFA’s former head of security Chris Eaton

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 05:53pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... the true wealth, greed and shady operations too commonly found in the global sports betting industry. This exposure must be driven further, deeper and led by governments in search of financial ... to court documents. His son Darren told police Phua actually owned the website, which is considered by industry sources to be Asia’s largest online gambling website with billions of Hong Kong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Shareholders wary of US$100m plan to revive HKMEx

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI, RAY CHAN AND JEANNY YU

    ... Kanis Li, Ray Chan and Jeanny Yu Doubt over US$100m plan to save HKMEx Financiers and a key shareholder in the cash-strapped Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange (HKMEx) say they are wary of a planned US$100 million capital raising effort to revive the now defunct commodity trading platform, as concerns mount over the viability of its business model. A senior executive at Industrial ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Jackie Chan's son Jaycee faces being 'detained for six months'

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by WU NAN, Vivienne Chow

    ... mainland lawyers say, but the damage to their reputations and their futures in the entertainment industry could be serious. Beijing police confirmed on Monday that they recovered more than 100 ... administrative detention. "Based on the police charge, Chan may likely be detained for six months without financial penalty," said Peng Jian, a lawyer and director of Beijing Huahuan Law Firm. ...

  4. News - China - CRIME

    Hebei dumpling poisoner sentenced to life imprisonment

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:45pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... and the incident also resulted in significant financial losses. He was alleged to have injected insecticide into six to nine boxes of frozen dumplings. Concerns over Chinese food standards were compounded in late 2008 after six Chinese infants died and almost 300,000 were made ill by milk powder laced with the industrial chemical melamine. ...

  5. News - China - CRIME

    Dongguan sex trade boom fuelled by exports slump

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 05:29pm by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng in Dongguan huifeng.he@scmp.com Police crackdown surprised no one as the former industrial hub's steamy sex trade took off just as its exports went off the boil in 2009 ... an industrial hub of the Pearl River Delta, the sex trade took off as its exports began to lose steam in 2009. Video: Dongguan prostitution exposed by CCTV Despite occasional crackdowns, business ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police bust gambling gang that took HK$100 million of bets on a single race day

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by Danny Mok

    ... betting records during their raid at an industrial building unit on Kin Fat Street, Tuen Mun, as well as at other premises in Yuen Long and Aberdeen. The Tuen Mun unit is believed ... Illegal bookmakers often offered different kinds of financial incentives to lure people into placing bets with them, he said. The spokesman added that the club would work closely ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Ill-fated Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange simply could not compete

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

    ... Chairman Barry Cheung Chun-yuen's grand plan for a new commodities exchange was unveiled at a mid-2008 press conference featuring a video of Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah giving his blessing to the project. Cheung's oil industry background, the promise of energy and commodities trading directly with the mainland and the clear support of the Hong Kong government- even ...

  8. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Vicious bus stabbing in Chengdu leaves four dead

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 11:54am by Jeremy Blum

    ... for the mobilisation of an investigative unit to look into Li’s actions. Chengu police confirmed that Li was originally from Jintang county, and said he may have committed the attacks because of financial problems that resulted from “family discord” and the long-term stress of working away from his hometown. Li's attacks are a blow to Caojia Alley, a formerly more industrial area that is now ...

  9. News - China - CRIME

    Dongguan's war on vice bad for business all round

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:42pm by Zhang Hong, He Huifeng

    ... between 2003 and 2006 it grew at more than 19.5 per cent a year, the fastest pace in Guangdong. But the financial crisis in 2008 hit the city's manufacturing sector hard, and Dongguan slipped towards the bottom of the province's growth figures. As manufacturing declined, the sex industry gained in importance. Analysts have estimated the business now helps generate about 50 billion ...

  10. News - World - CRIME

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

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

    ... Antwerp's bankers and its diamond merchants have investigators especially worried. Government authorities, they warn, are easily outpaced by an industry skilled at moving vast amounts of money ... jets," said Jean-Claude Delepihre, director for the past 20 years of the Belgium Financial Intelligence unit, an agency that sorts through reports of suspicious transactions for prosecutors. ...




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