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  1. 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

    ... to add fresh capital to keep the operation afloat as the bank has written down some losses last year". Dealmakers at four major investment banks in Hong Kong contacted by the Post said ... to comment on whether the bank would make a further write-down on its investment in HKMEx this year. Dealmakers in Hong Kong, meanwhile, said any effort to raise the funds eyed by Cheung from ...

  2. News - China - CRIME

    Fugitive tycoon Zeng Wei's offshore holdings tied to loan scandal

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:49am by Patrick Boehler, Tanna Chong, Toh Han Shih, Andrea Chen

    ... asked ICBC (Asia) for a loan of HK$2 billion- a mysterious party under the name of ICBC (Asia) Nominee Limited became a shareholder in his BVI-registered company Lozatow Investments. A bank nominee usually is a client of the bank. It is unclear if the lender just holds the stake for a third party. The loan application was initially rejected. Zeng reapplied and ICBC (Asia) approved ...

  3. News - World - CRIME

    'Robin Hood' investor linked to killing of Liechtenstein banker

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 01:19am by AFP

    ... near the River Rhine in the north of the country. Hermann, an engineer, financier and technology investor, is believed to have killed banker Juergen Frick- the boss of Liechtenstein's Bank ... 200,000,000 CHF", which is about HK$1.74 billion. Hermann, who calls himself the "Robin Hood of Liechtenstein" on his website, has spent seven years sparring with Bank Frick and the tax ...

  4. News - World - CRIME

    FBI boosts manpower in successful Pittsburgh cybersquad

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:15pm by AP

    ... charge five Chinese army intelligence officials with stealing trade secrets from major companies and by snaring a Russian-led hacking ring that pilfered US$100 million from bank accounts worldwide. Because of the Pittsburgh squad's success, the FBI is rewarding the office with more manpower. "Where there's great work going on, invest in it," FBI Director James ...

  5. News - World - CRIME

    Warning of 'new mafia' after arrest of gangster nicknamed Bank of Italy

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 01:57am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Warning of 'new mafia' after arrest of gangster nicknamed Bank of Italy An Italian judge warned yesterday that a "new type" of mafia organisation has taken root in Italy, after police discovered a money-laundering operation headed up by a mobster nicknamed the "Bank of Italy". Giuseppe Pensabene, a member of the powerful ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Kidnapper of Li Ka-Shing's son rang tycoon to ask where he should invest HK$1billion ransom

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 05:23am by Mimi Lau

    ... billion. "There is only enough cash for HK$1 billion," Li recalled telling Cheung, who was later executed on the mainland. "If you need, I can go to the bank and withdraw ... his legs with steel chains. He was said to have been kept for one night. Li Ka-shing disclosed that Cheung telephoned him after collecting the cash and asked for advice on how to invest it. ...

  7. 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

    ... through his lawyer and said he would defend himself vigorously in court. Phua told police that he had investments in IBCbet, a major online betting website based in Manila, Philippines, according ... happened in international banking in the 1980’s until effective global regulation through the international Financial Action Task Force forced compliance. Sport betting needs at Gaming Action Task ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Kidnapped trio lured to Hong Kong by bogus property deal and held for HK$19m ransom

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 05:53pm by Clifford Lo, Niall Fraser

    ... with his lawyer, surnamed Dhillon, and his bank manager, surnamed Mavi. The trio were abducted within hours of their arrival and held at gunpoint for three days as their captors demanded a HK$19 ... are still hunting for one man in connection with the case. One police source said no ransom money was paid. "Investigations show that an Indian businessman was offered a bogus investment ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Archie da Silva offers prayer for fugitive who ran off with millions

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... earlier show Azedo- a well known gambler- allegedly funnelled millions into bank accounts and off-shore companies linked to his wife and himself. He also used millions more to pay off credit card ... passports, illegally appropriated more than HK$64 million from his cousin Angela Gardner as a loan for him to invest in Grant Thornton, of which he used to be the associate managing director. From ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    The 'vanishing bosses' scam and other Hong Kong hustles

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... who responded to job offers on an internet forum were invited to group interviews in a public place, such as a café or park. They were asked to provide signatures, bank account information ... the cheques in payment for goods advertised on the internet- only to find the bank accounts were empty. Three of the swindlers were caught after trying to take money from interviewees' bank ...




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