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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Robberies of cashed-up Chinese tourists rise steeply in Paris

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Mainlanders' preference for carrying large amounts of cash makes them easy targets Robbers target Chinese in Paris A sharp increase in robberies of Chinese tourists in Paris has prompted calls for the French government to step up security and for shoppers to use credit cards instead of carrying large amounts of cash. The number of reports ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Tourist from Tunisia loses bag full of cash at Starbucks outlet

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 07:38pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Tunisian left bag with cash on a chair in Starbucks … 2 minutes later it was gone Tourist's coffee costs him US$60,000 A tourist from Tunisia lost ... boutiques and shoe shops – stealing unattended bags, wallets and mobile phones,” he said. He said the gangs included mainlanders, South Asians and South Americans. Last September, a 57-year-old man ...

  3. News - China - CRIME

    Nanjing teenager exposed as perpetrator of Temple of Luxor graffiti attack

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Tourist from Nanjing carried out graffiti attack in Temple of Luxor, his parents confirm Teen defaced Egyptian relic A mainland tourist who defaced a sculpture ... when a microblogger posted a photo of the message, citing it as an example of shameful behaviour by mainland tourists abroad. The post attracted a torrent of replies, including suggestions ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Tourist’s HK$360,000 rings stolen from locked suitcase in hotel room

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:36pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Tourist says valuables missing from suitcase left in room, but police see no signs of theft Hotel guest reports diamond rings gone Two diamond rings worth more than HK$360,000 have gone missing from the locked suitcase of a mainland tourist in a Wan Chai hotel room, police say. No signs of tampering were visible on the luggage in which ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Two mainlanders arrested for alleged burglary attempt on The Peak

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:21am by Felix Wong

    ... Danny Mok Police arrested two mainlanders on The Peak late last night for their alleged involvement in a burglary attempt on a luxury house at Mount Kellett Road.  The duo was said to have sneaked into the house in La Hacienda on The Peak and tried to rob its occupants at about 8pm on Thursday evening. But they were unsuccessful and fled empty-handed, a police spokeswoman said. ...

  6. News - Asia - CRIME

    Philippines arrests 42 Taiwanese and two mainland Chinese suspects in alleged online bank scam

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:39pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila 42 Taiwanese, two mainland Chinese suspects arrested in raids in central Iloilo province Philippine police crack regional blackmail gang Forty-two Taiwanese and two mainland Chinese suspects have been arrested in the Philippines over a sophisticated internet scam targeting compatriots back home, police said yesterday. The arrests were the latest ...

  7. News - World - CRIME

    Online gambling guru and '14K triad member' Paul Phua snared in Las Vegas arrest

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by Patrick Boehler, Bryan Harris, Raquel Carvalho

    ... brought in high-rollers from across Southeast Asia, as well as Hong Kong and the mainland, the Post reported in 2006. By the time he sold his stake in the company in the same year, he had become ...

  8. News - Asia - CRIME

    Chinese tourist kidnapped in Malaysia is rescued by security forces

    Posted May 31st 2014, 01:29am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur Resort pair held hostage for 2 months freed A Chinese tourist and a Filipino worker have been rescued nearly two months after they were abducted from ... in recent months off Sabah, a popular tourist destination and dive spot that is just a short boat ride from the southern Philippines, home to Muslim militants and kidnap gangs. Another Chinese ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police offer HK$300,000 bounty to find ex-boyfriend of murdered Dragonair hostess

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Clifford Lo

    ... to the mainland before the body of Arbe Chan Man-yi, also 26, was found. Police released a single, blurred picture of the suspect, below. "He was the ex-boyfriend of the deceased," the police ...

  10. News - China - CRIME

    Five cult members charged with killing woman in McDonald's restaurant

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 12:55pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... including 113 from Liaoning province. Dozens have already been sentenced, mainland media reports. In another crackdown, police raided nine dens and detained 38 people for printing slogans for Falun ...




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