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  1. Huge smuggling scandal leaves family tangled up in an immigration nightmare

    Posted Sep 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan When Ng Man-yin first took a job with the Yuanhua Group, he could never have imagined he would find himself embroiled in the mainland's biggest ever smuggling ... billion smuggling ring. He now lives in Canada and has fought extradition. Lai's former wife, Tsang Mingna, voluntarily returned to Fujian province last month with one of their daughters. Ng, ...

  2. Smuggling charges flawed, court told

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... The mainland prosecution of a Hong Kong woman for smuggling leather through a company in the city was flawed as the law could not be extended to Hong Kong, a court in Guangdong heard yesterday. Chau Siu-ping, 44, who faces an indefinite jail term for the smuggling charges, pleaded not guilty during the trial in Shunde city. Chau was accused of smuggling more than 66 tonnes ...

  3. Man accused of smuggling jumps bail

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong One of the suspects involved in a $50 million cigarette smuggling case has jumped bail and is being sought by the corruption watchdog. Lin Jianding, 38, a former director of Hang Chun Trade Development, is accused of being one of the masterminds of a cigarette smuggling plot and handling the proceeds. Three of his alleged accomplices appeared in Eastern Court ...

  4. Warder charged over smuggling for inmate

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A prison officer will go on trial in the District Court today on charges of accepting advantages to smuggle glasses, a pager, hair-styling spray and naked photographs ... December. He is accused of taking money from Cheung Lai-shan, the wife of inmate Choi Wai-kwong, to smuggle in seven items between March and December last year. The items included a pair of Calvin ...

  5. Man wanted over smuggling ring faces extradition to HK

    Posted Sep 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael It is unknown if an alleged cohort of Lai Changxing will be sent to the mainland A former mainland customs official linked to the massive Fujian smuggling scandal is facing ... Changxing, had been appealing against a deportation order made after his arrest in 2002. Wong is wanted on the mainland to face charges of smuggling and bribery, but it was unclear last night what ...

  6. 2 face court in case of disguised air passenger

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... officers in 'Operation Sandstorm' over the weekend. They were suspected to have worked for a syndicate smuggling mainlanders from Hong Kong to Canada. The young man, who boarded the plane ... of those arrested worked at Hong Kong airport. Two were former ground staff and one was a current staff member. The department said its investigation found that clients of the smuggling syndicate ...

  7. Detention centre holding Chen faces a graft storm of its own

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... workshops, and dormitory of prison staff, but no major illicit items had been found. He said prosecutors received information that some guards allegedly smuggled in banned goods for some inmates. Quoting unnamed judicial sources, local media reports said some guards demanded 'handling fees' ranging from NT$5,000 to NT$30,000 (HK$1,150 to HK$6,900) for smuggled items and messages. ...

  8. Laundering accused has bail refused

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu A man accused of involvement in a cigarette smuggling ring remained in custody last night after charges were brought against him. Lin Jianding, a 38-year-old resident of Lufeng city, Guangdong, was one of four people charged in a money laundering case involving $50.3 million of proceeds from cigarette smuggling. Principal Magistrate Ian Candy rejected Lin's ...

  9. Five face court over HK$2.9b dirty cash

    Posted Sep 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the assets- HK$200 million worth- of an alleged fuel smuggling ring. Company manager Sze Mei-mun, 43, director Chung To-chuen, 54, director Lee Pak-lam, 51, clerk Lee Wai-fung, 27, and Lai Sheung, 47, ... bureau, said in June that the operation was the result of co-operation between customs and its mainland counterparts since late 2008 to crack down on a cross-border marked oil smuggling syndicate. ...

  10. Fugitive in Canada may be mulling return deal

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... return had allowed Lai to test Beijing authorities' previous promise to handle his smuggling case 'tolerantly'. He would request a safe return and a fair trial. The couple's two sons still live in Vancouver. Lai, the 'smuggling king' of mainland China, fled with his family in the summer of 1999 after he was accused of masterminding a US$6 billion ...




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