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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Former headmaster jailed for housing allowance fraud

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Former headmaster sentenced for fraud A former secondary school headmaster was given a six-month jail term yesterday after being found guilty of defrauding ... by providing false information. Au was released on bail pending an appeal. The magistrate said he had imposed a jail sentence because Au, who had pleaded not guilty to one count of fraud, "felt ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    District councillor gets deferred jail term over mortgage fraud

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 03:52am by JULIE CHU

    ... granted him the mortgages. The judge also said the case was different from other fraud cases because the bank ultimately retained ownership of the properties. "I accepted Lam was too confused ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Judge says Hang Seng Bank 'recklessly' granted home loans obtained with false documents Councillor gets deferred jail term over bank fraud A district ...

  3. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Ting Hsin food tycoon Wei Ying-chun may face 30 years in jail over oil scandal

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 10:22pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... mogul may face 30 years in jail A tycoon from one of Taiwan's richest families could spend 30 years behind bars after being charged yesterday with dozens of counts of fraud over a food ... International Group, was indicted on 139 counts of fraud after various group subsidiaries were found to have either used or sold cooking oil blended with oil products meant for animal feed or industrial ...

  4. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    SAT scores delayed in China and South Korea amid fraud allegations

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 12:00pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com SAT examination results are being withheld in China and South Korea amid concerns that some students had illegally obtained test materials, the College Board and Educational Testing Service said. The exam is a prer ...

  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests tycoon for lending fraud

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:39pm by AP

    ... businessman in bank fraud crackdown Police in Vietnam have arrested a prominent businessman, one of the country's richest men, on suspicion of lending fraud, as authorities step up ... of Asia Commercial Bank, one of Vietnam's largest, to 30 years in jail after finding him guilty of fraud, tax evasion, illegal trade and "deliberate wrongdoing" in scams ...

  6. News - World - ITALY

    Italian court quashes Dolce and Gabbana fraud convictions

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 04:52pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Milan Dolce and Gabbana acquitted of tax evasion Italy's highest court has acquitted Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana of tax evasion in a case that created such public acrimony that the designers closed their Milan stores in pro ...

  7. News - World - ITALY

    Italian police bust tax-fraud syndicate

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Italian police bust tax-fraud syndicate Italy's financial police yesterday said they had broken up a ring of companies they believe used false accounting ... subcontracting companies in areas such as security services and industrial cleaning to perpetrate the fraud. Using these invoices, large sums of money were put into the accounts of shell companies. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Mortgage fraudster jailed after 9 years on the run

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 04:46am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Court hears man jumped bail back in 2004 to look after his sick father and mentally ill sister Mortgage fraudster jailed after 9 years on the run A jobless man who jumped bail ahead of his trial for fraud nine years ago was jailed for 16 months yesterday after finally facing justice in the District Court. Pong Yip-kee, 58, told the court that he ...

  9. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Pet peeve turns into online family feud; gambling addict jailed for 1.4 billion yuan fraud

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:54am by WU NAN

    ... A 23-year-old man from Guangzhou has been jailed for fraud after he posed as a well-paid policeman on a dating website to attract girlfriends, the Southern Metropolis News reports. The man had sex ... housewife from Wenzhou has been jailed for life for fraud after she took 140 million yuan from people she knew, promising to invest it for higher returns, and then gambled it away, the Qianjiang ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Dramatic FBI video shows how agents tricked their way into Paul Phua's villa for gambling bust

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 01:10pm by AP

    ... tactics by federal agents pursuing criminal investigations.   US$18m fraud cash recovered using warrants for Facebook accounts New York prosecutors have secured more than US$18 million in a series of fraud cases using warrants to access hundreds of Facebook accounts, a move the social medial firm says was unconstitutional and is still fighting. The information obtained from Facebook also ...




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