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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Farmers pass off Korean banknotes as US currency in scam targeting eldery

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 07:23pm

    ... have reported. Three were each sentenced to more than a year in jail and fined 20,000 (HK$25,260) on fraud charges, while the case of the other suspect would be handled separately, news website Dahe.cn reported. One of the criminals bought 10 South Korean banknotes, in 1,000 won denomination, at an antique coin market earlier this year. He and three other farmers would then approach ...

  2. News - China - CRIME

    Arms-smuggling Taiwanese duo snared in FBI sting plead guilty

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:13am by Bryan Harris

    ... associates in Hong Kong, according to an FBI report. Another shipment was arranged; this time the syndicate would move 1kg of meth from Taiwan to the US for a payment of US$70,000, covering the cost ... technology to mainland China. The pair claimed to be acting on behalf of a senior Beijing official when they were snared in an FBI sting, FBI reports and legal documents seen by the Sunday Morning ...

  3. News - World - CRIME

    After life of luxury, Pistorius will be one 7,000 inmates in Pretoria prison

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

    ... is already accommodated at Kgosi Mampuru," correctional services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said. He underwent a medical assessment shortly after his arrival and would be held in a special ...

  4. News - World - CRIME

    Recorded rapes in UK rise by almost a third despite overall fall in crime

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:46am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Rapes in UK rise 29pc The number of rapes recorded by British police has soared by nearly a third even as overall crime reports dropped to their lowest level ... "If the increase in reporting of rape to the police is due to survivors feeling more able to come forward and report what has happened to them, then that is positive," said Liz McKean, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Senior Post editor Cliff Buddle assaulted during lecture at HKU

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:02am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Senior Post journalist assaulted at lecture A senior editor at the South China Morning Post was physically assaulted by a man attending his lecture at the University of Hong Kong yesterday and received treatment in hospital. Cliff Buddle, the Post 's special projects editor and an honorary lecturer in media law and ethics at HKU's journalism and media ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong police launch special team against illegal World Cup bets

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 04:06am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong police mount operation to stamp out multimillion-dollar illegal soccer betting in coordination with Interpol in nine countries Special team ... and regions such as South America and Taiwan since local authorities got tougher in raiding criminal gangs. The value of soccer betting receipts seized by police in recent years peaked in 2010, when ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Phone-scam ring smashed after cross-border raid

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 07:20pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com HK$3.2 million seized in first joint operation by police from HK, mainland, Taiwan and Macau Phone-scam ring smashed after cross-border raid Police from Hong Kong, the mainland, Taiwan and Macau have smashed a multimillion-dollar phone-scam syndicate in what appears to be the first example of such cooperation by investigators from the four ...

  8. News - China - CRIME

    Guangzhou police reveal bust of 'billion-yuan' counterfeit bag ring

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 02:14pm by Alice Yan

    ... 5 million yuan if sold at the same price as the genuine items. Police said the watches came with a complete set of fake packs, certificates and invoices, the S henzhen Special Zone News reported ... of such high quality that only a trained eye could detect them as counterfeits, China Business News reported yesterday. The items were sold in high-end mainland shopping malls and overseas via ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Burglars target luxury homes when residents away

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:22am by Clifford Lo

    ... and computer parts was stolen from a warehouse in Ng Chow South Road, Ta Kwu Ling. The theft was reported at 9am. Also in the New Territories, a Sheung Shui office was burgled but no property ...

  10. News - World - CRIME

    Vatican puts ex-envoy under house arrest in sex abuse case

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:30am by AFP

    ... named Wesolowski the Vatican’s envoy to Bolivia. He was later posted to several Asian countries before being dispatched to the Dominican Republic in 2008 by then pope Benedict XVI. Press reports ... predecessor. Last year he overhauled Vatican law, issuing a special decree declaring that sexual violence and sexual acts with children, child prostitution and child pornography were punishable by up ...




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