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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - FRAUD

    JPMorgan agrees to pay US$1.7b in Madoff case

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 03:42am by BLOOM

    ... with the office of Preet Bharara, the US attorney in Manhattan, and acknowledged lapses in oversight related to an account Madoff used to fund his multibillion-dollar fraud. Wall Street firms have spent ... confessing to running a fraud that cost investors about US$17 billion. He is serving a 150-year federal prison sentence in North Carolina. JPMorgan agreed to the filing of two criminal counts ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - FRAUD

    Britain's Serious Fraud Office arrests three in Libor-tampering scandal

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London Britain arrests three in Libor-tampering scandal Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and City of London Police made the first three arrests in global probes ... conducted daily on behalf of the British Bankers' Association in London. The rates help determine borrowing costs for everything from mortgages to student loans. The SFO opened the Libor probe ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FRAUD

    Con artist gets HK$70k in welfare using fake IDs

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... on Thursday to one count of conspiracy to defraud. Decoration worker Lui, 37, was also in court yesterday. He denied one charge each of fraud and theft. A police officer told the court Lui turned ...

  4. News - World - FRAUD

    Wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan convicted of multimillion-dollar fraud

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 10:15pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in New York Indonesian merchant who put fancy labels on 'witch's brew' of drinks convicted of fraud that drove up price of fine wines around the world ... with a jury convicting him of fraud for operating a fake-wine factory and selling counterfeit wines to fund his lavish lifestyle. Some of the wines Kurniawan sold privately or at auctions fetched more ...

  5. News - China - FRAUD

    Hainan businessman suspected of 1b yuan fraud 'disappears': police

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 12:14pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com A leading businessman in Hainan province suspected of a 1 billion yuan (HK$1.27 billion) fraud has disappeared, police said. Shen Guilin, vice chairman of Hainan Federation of Industry and Commerce, went missing after allegedly defrauding more than 150 investors, including some government officials, a total of 1 billion yuan, the Beijing Times ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - FRAUD

    Gambling lawyer in Hong Kong’s biggest fraud case jailed for 12 years

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... of an international law firm who once gambled away HK$10 million in a day was jailed for 12 years yesterday for a HK$8 billion fraud and money laundering scheme designed to pay off his huge betting debts. ... people's money? The answer in your case was gambling Mr Justice Peter Line Aggarwal, 47, pleaded guilty in the Court of First Instance to two counts of fraud and one of money laundering in a scheme ...

  7. News - World - FRAUD

    Six in court in the US over US$140m penny stocks fraud

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Investors duped out of US$140 min shares scam Six people have appeared in US federal courts in connection with what officials are calling one of the biggest international penny stock frauds ever ... investors". She added: "Where others saw citizens of the world, the defendants saw a pool of potential marks." The charges against the nine defendants include 24 counts of securities fraud ...

  8. Business - China Business - FRAUD

    IMM faces fraud claim over 'bogus' customers

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Investigators linked to 'hacktivist' collective Anonymous point to two former executives IMM faces fraud claim over 'bogus' customers Anonymous Analytics has accused International Mining Machinery (IMM), a mainland coal-mining equipment maker formerly listed in Hong Kong, of committing fraud by claiming a customer base Anonymous ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - FRAUD

    12 arrested in online scam probe

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 05:56pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Twelve people have been arrested on suspicion of cheating online shoppers out of HK$130,000 by offering goods on auction websites that they never delivered. The 10 men and two women, all Hong Kong residents, were arrested in an operation which ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - FRAUD

    Standard Chartered Bank clerk stole HK$2m from accounts

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Standard Chartered teller cheated disabled woman and businessman to fund soccer bets Bank clerk jailed for HK$2m account theft A former Standard Chartered Bank teller who stole over HK$2 million from depositors - after commi ...




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