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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Cousin of Bank of East Asia chairman in Hong Kong guilty of HK$10m fraud

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... chief's cousin guilty of HK$10 m scam A cousin of Bank of East Asia chairman David Li Kwok-po was convicted of fraud yesterday for scheming to get a former girlfriend and her mother to put millions of dollars in a bogus investment company. Keefe Chong Ka-hai, 42, was found guilty in the District Court of two counts each of fraud and evading liability by deception. Accomplice Benson ...

  2. Survey reports 98pc fraud rate on the mainland

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu To its titles as the world's factory and the fastest-growing economy, the mainland has added a less prestigious world No 1 ranking- the market for fraud. No fewer than 98 per cent of Chinese companies quizzed in a global survey on fraud by consulting firm Kroll with the help of the Economist Intelligence Unit reported they were victims of fraud this year. ...

  3. 50 top managers guilty of HK$3b in deceit in past 5 years, ICAC says

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Fifty people from the top management of locally listed companies have been convicted of dishonesty in the past five years, with the total amount of fraud and corruption topping ... Commission Against Corruption revealed that 18 cases concluded since 2004 involved HK$2.5 billion of fraud or scams on letters of credit. Another HK$200 million involved bribery or kickbacks, ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cent. The highest base salaries were those in business development, procurement, marketing and account director roles. Tough economic times result in increased fraud cases Companies worldwide have lost an average of US$8.2million due to fraud over the past three years, according to a recent survey. The survey by risk consulting firm Kroll and the Economist Intelligence Unit of 890 ...

  5. Fraud-hit china forestry warns of first-half loss

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of last year's financial results. The company set up an independent committee to check on the possible irregularities and in April announced it was the victim of the fraud of its former chief ...

  6. Fraudsters' new scam snares job seekers

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by using fake address proof to borrow money,' said Maxim Kwok Mei-sum, chief inspector in the commercial crime bureau's fraud division. Police said they had made some arrests last year ... before they could be qualified for modelling jobs that didn't exist. Pyramid selling schemes are another trap for summer job hunters, Siu Wai-sing, chief inspector in the fraud division, ...

  7. Firms face rising e-fraud threat

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chi-yung of the police technology crime division said international and local syndicates were behind the e-mail fraud, and 'combating them requires co-operation with overseas law enforcement ... is not a lot of cases, but it involves a large amount of money'. Last year, 155 cases of e-mail fraud were reported involving HK$49.25 million in losses. The new squad will also tackle a new type ...

  8. World Bank blacklists mainland company

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the bank's fraud and corruption policy. An unnamed deputy general manager of Zhonghao forged documents submitted in 2008 as part of its bid for a World Bank contract to rebuild a road in Sudan, ... for employees to aggressively pursue contracts. The Zhonghao case was part of the details published of World Bank sanctions starting on May 30 against eight companies for fraud and corruption. ...

  9. Vigilance is key to countering fraud

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Bernard Wan

    ... Written by Bernard Wan In today's turbulent economic climate, a lot of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may be exposed to fraud, as they desperately attempt to boost ... national leader of forensic and dispute services at Deloitte China, there has been an increase in fraud and corruption cases- particularly involving SMEs- aggravated by the economic downturn. ...

  10. Warning against online fraud

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to pay for goods. This ploy has been among the most common tricks used by fraudsters, often from Hong Kong, who helped push up the number of online fraud cases to 391 cases in the first half ... the merchandise without payment. The task force was set up in November to combat online auction fraud. So far, 34 people have been arrested in connection with 131 cases. Detective Senior Inspector Wong ...




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