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  1. Mortgage deals

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hang Seng Bank Interest-free for the first three months for home loans above HK$1 million; rate then varies on a case-by-case basis. HSBC Fixed rate of 2.18 per cent to 2.68 per cent for one to three years, depending on the tenure. It is 1.75 percentage p ...

  2. Police blame file sharing for gang's online fraud

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com The practice of saving account details and passwords in a computer equipped with file-sharing software has been blamed for an online fraud that netted its ... or dishonest intent. The 13 men and one woman, aged 19 to 50, included core figures of the fraud syndicate, Superintendent Chiu Sau-mee of the commercial crime bureau said. Investigations indicated ...

  3. Lender unveils home mortgage plan

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Standard Chartered's Hong Kong unit has announced a hybrid interest-rate plan for home mortgages. The rate will be fixed at 3.6 per cent or 3.65 per cent for the first three years. It will then float at 0.7 per cent or 0.75 per cent above the interbank rate, but will be capped at prime minus 1.65 per cent. For a HK$1 million, 20-year loan, monthly payment ...

  4. Cross-border phone fraud gang members arrested in Shenzhen

    Posted Sep 08th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam At least 18 members of what Shenzhen police called a cross-border criminal gang have been arrested over a mainland phone fraud scheme that netted more than 25 million yuan (HK$28 million) within two months, state media reported. Ten of those arrested over the fraud, in which members impersonated policemen, had foreign permanent residency, the Southern Metropolis News ...

  5. Student admits website fraud in contest

    Posted Nov 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A university student has admitted altering the details of a winner of McDonald's Shake Shake II video competition on the company's website in order to win four mobile phones for himself. Lee Tsz-ho, 22, a computer engineering student ...

  6. Fraud suspects arrested in raids

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Nine people selling purported energy-saving devices to restaurants and public housing estates were arrested yesterday. Seven men and two women, aged 23 to 29, were arrested after police raided flats in Kowloon and the New Territories. More than ...

  7. Software firm boss jailed for fraud

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Chow Tsz-lam, director of software company Shaolin Microsystems, was jailed for a year, while wife Bonny Yan Ka-man, employees Mak Tat-ming and Chan Yee-lung, and equipment supplier Lam Man-tak were sentenced to 100 to 200 hours of communit ...

  8. Credit card fraud rides on good times

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Credit card fraud and other economic crimes are mushrooming as the economy booms and purchasing power grows, the Ministry of Public Security warned yesterday. In the first six months of the year, the mainland recorded 1,171 cases of credit card fraud, a 29 per cent jump on the same period last year, involving 44.6 million yuan. Ministry spokesman Wu Heping said ...

  9. News - China - E-COMMERCE

    62 million users duped by internet shopping cheats

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... fraud cost more than 60 million mainland internet users 30 billion yuan (HK$36.7 billion) in the past year, and may become a major impediment for further expansion of online retail businesses, ... participants providing all kinds of services, but there are still no national standards at this stage," he told Xinhua. Internet fraud has been on the rise since 2010, said Xiao Nan, a police ...

  10. Ghanaian tourist jailed for Net fraud

    Posted Aug 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A tourist from Ghana was sentenced to 32 months imprisonment for stealing a wireless internet connection from another computer user and then using stolen credit card information to make online purchases, the District Court heard yesterday. It was the first case of its kind in the city. Tachie Kwame, 23, previously pleaded guilty to one count each of fraud ...




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