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  1. Most individual travellers obey law

    Posted Oct 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Just 17 out of 200,000 mainland tourists are detained for crimes in Hong Kong Just 17 of the more than 200,000 mainland residents who have come to Hong Kong as individual ... of mainland travel rules would lead to increased crime in Hong Kong. Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong told legislators the arrests represented an insignificant portion of the mainlanders who had visited Hong ...

  2. Overstayer has baby in Tuen Mun

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Lilian Goh

    ... pregnant mainlanders from entering Hong Kong unless they have hospital bookings. Police said a relative of the woman called police when she went into labour at a flat in Yau Oi Estate at about ... in jail for the offence, he said. 'Their babies will be sent back to the mainland with them if no relatives can be found to take care of their babies in Hong Kong.' There have been one ...

  3. Fraudsters who blinded themselves plead guilty

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 3.08pm: A Hong Kong man and three mainlanders have admitted their roles in an insurance fraud, in which two of them deliberately blinded themselves in a bid ... Wah-cheong, a 46-year-old Hong Kong man, also admitted to an additional count of possessing identity cards belonging to others. The court heard Kwok, who worked with one of the targeted insurance ...

  4. Case of the covert cops should not be left unsolved

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tung Chee-hwa was right to be greatly concerned when two mainland security officers were caught apparently conducting a covert operation in Hong Kong. When they were arrested along ... the sanctity of Hong Kong's separate system. But seven months later, the government appears to be happy to quietly drop the matter. After a surprisingly lengthy investigation, the Department ...

  5. Birth agent breached entry laws

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau and Diana Lee An agent who arranged for a mainland woman to give birth in Hong Kong pleaded guilty yesterday to breaching immigration laws, in the first prosecution of its kind ... to an immigration officer. Xu started soliciting customers in 2010, charging several hundred to several thousand yuan for each pregnant mainlander who sought to come to Hong Kong, prosecutors told Sha Tin ...

  6. Mainland officers detained in HK

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The chief executive has expressed concern after two Guangdong public security officers were found acting outside their jurisdiction in Hong Kong. The two officers were detained with five ... of the incident, saying that, if true, it was 'absolutely unacceptable'. Mainland officers are required to notify Hong Kong police if they want to pursue cases here. ...

  7. Fake unions bring jail

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Recent bogus marriage cases January 8 A 24-year-old mainland man, who admitted paying a Hong Kong woman 30,000 yuan to marry him in September, is jailed for 18 months for entering the city on a visa based on a bogus marriage. January 2 A 45-year-old mainland woman, who admitted paying 500 yuan to enter into a bogus marriage with a Hong Kong man in November, is jailed for a year. ...

  8. 4 admit role in eye-blinding scam

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Bogus insurance claims totalling more than HK$23 million were submitted A former Hong Kong insurance agent and three mainlanders yesterday admitted being part of a scam ... deliberately injured by doctors on the mainland and later surgically removed in Hong Kong to deceive the insurance companies, the District Court heard. Senior government counsel Ned Lai Ka-yee told ...

  9. Four mainlanders jailed over fake HK marriages

    Posted Dec 28th 2006, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Four mainlanders who had bogus marriages with Hong Kong residents were jailed for up to 11/2 years. An Immigration Department spokesman said a special taskforce had been set up ... to defraud. He was jailed for 18 months on all five charges. Fu paid HK$38,000 for the marriage to obtain an exit permit, which allowed him entry into Hong Kong but this did not allow him to work, ...

  10. Doctors damage eyes in insurance scam

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong HK gang recruited mainlanders to claim $18m payout At least four mainlanders sold their eyesight to a Hong Kong insurance fraud syndicate accused of making bogus claims ... that were in Hong Kong had been arrested, but some others were at large on the mainland. The agency said its investigations showed the gang had bribed insurance company workers and used false ...




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