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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Chinese man accused of raping another man walks free due to loophole in criminal law

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 04:26pm by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Chinese criminal law does not define male sexual abuse, prompting experts to call for amendments to protect men's rights A Chongqing man accused of kidnapping ... reported. The Regulations on Administrative Penalties for Public Security allows detention of up to 15 days. Experts said the case exposed a loophole in mainland criminal law, which explicitly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1600213/chinese-suspect-who-raped-another-man-walks-free-due-loophole-criminal
  2. News - China - CRIME

    China seizes 88 fugitives in overseas 'fox hunt' for financial criminals

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 02:45pm by Andrea Chen

    ... not released. China had not signed extradition treaties or criminal law enforcement agreements with countries including the United States and Canada, allowing fugitives to flee to these nations, Chen ... officials' The lack of extradition treaties and law enforcement agreements with foreign countries are the major challenges mainland detectives face as the hunt for corruption suspects abroad gatheres ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1597412/china-captures-88-financial-suspects-hiding-overseas-amid-global-fox-hunt
  3. News - World - CRIME

    1,000 arrested in Europe-wide organised-crime sweep

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 04:48am by AFP

    ... and two harbours in Colombia. The international swoop uncovered new routes used by criminal networks such as human traffickers and identified new criminal trends. "More arrests are expected ... "What we have seen emerging is an integrated underground criminal economy," he said. Arrests were concentrated on criminal middlemen and go-betweens, as crime kingpins are not typically ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599884/1000-arrested-europe-wide-organised-crime-sweep
  4. News - World - CRIME

    Vatican puts ex-envoy under house arrest in sex abuse case

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:30am by AFP

    ... of criminal proceedings by the Holy See over the sexual abuse of children, a spokesman said on Tuesday. Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said Pope Francis had personally ordered swift action in the case of Polish former archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, who was convicted of sex abuse by a Church tribunal in June and defrocked pending further criminal proceedings. Lombardi said the legal move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599352/vatican-puts-ex-envoy-under-house-arrest-sex-abuse-case
  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong banks make money laundering easy for criminals, journalist tells court

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by Bryan Harris

    ... of going through with the scheme for fear of violating Hong Kong law. "The bank had a very relaxed manner … I started to realise an expired proof of residence would be accepted by any Hong ... and alcoholic in order to infiltrate the eastern European criminal underworld. The case continues today. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1518089/italian-journalist-says-hong-kong-banks-make-money-laundering-easy
  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Fraud detectors Sportradar hired to foil Hong Kong soccer match fixing

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:08am by Bryan Harris

    ... the susceptibility of sport to international match-fixing syndicates, the Hong Kong Football Association has signed a deal with fraud-monitoring consultancy Sportradar to track local games. Sportradar ... how seriously we're taking the issue," said Mark Sutcliffe, chief executive of the association. "But we're sad there are people out there who make criminal money out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1602658/fraud-detectors-sportsradar-hired-foil-hong-kong-soccer-match-fixing
  7. News - China - CRIME

    Chinese film director Wang Quanan arrested for soliciting prostitutes

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 02:44pm by Li Jing

    ... been arrested by the police in Beijing for allegedly soliciting prostitutes, becoming the latest celebrity to be held on criminal charges in the capital in recent months. The Beijing police ... Xinhua reported. Wang, 48, won the prestigious Golden Bear for best film at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2007. His entry, Tuya's Marriage, was about a woman in rural Inner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1593068/director-wang-quanan-arrested-soliciting-prostitutes
  8. News - China - CRIME

    Chinese 'jewellery thief' linked to diamond heists is arrested in Switzerland

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 02:07pm by AFP

    ... since 2012, including the theft of a diamond ring worth US$1.5 million from Bahrain last year, and was subject to an Interpol Red Notice, the international police organisation said. “Meng ... organised criminal groups operating in a similar manner to Meng. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1591652/chinese-jewellery-thief-linked-diamond-heists-arrested-switzerland
  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    I'll beat child sex charge in Philippines, vows ex-Hong Kong teacher Hilton Munro

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:08am by Raissa Robles

    ... after his arrest on suspicion of child sex-offences in July last year. It's a far cry from the upscale Victoria Shanghai Academy, the HK$100,000-per-year international school in Aberdeen ... hotel room in a state of undress, with two young boys sat on the edge of the bed. Authorities said this violated a child trafficking law that bans any person from being in the company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1602684/ill-beat-child-sex-charge-philippines-vows-ex-hong-kong-teacher
  10. News - China - CRIME

    Jackie Chan's actor son Jaycee formally arrested on drug charges

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:55pm by Nectar Gan

    ... of international kung fu icon Jackie Chan, on suspicion of "accommodating drug users". This signals that authorities are moving forward with the case against Jaycee, who is currently ... official approval from prosecutors to formally arrest a suspect. During a period of formal arrest, police can continue to investigate. If they decide to criminally charge him, a trial would follow. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1594668/procuratorate-approves-arrest-jaycee-chan-drug-charges

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