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  1. News - World - CRIME

    Dolce and Gabbana get suspended jail terms for tax evasion

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... a tax avoidance crackdown as the financial crisis began to bite. But the probe that ensnared the two designers is one of the few high-profile cases to come to trial so far. The judge yesterday ruled that the pair sold their brand to Luxembourg-based holding company Gado in 2004 to avoid declaring taxes on royalties of about €1 billion (HK$10.4 billion) The pair's flamboyant ...

  2. News - China - CRIME

    Nanjing ‘smugglers’ accused of cheating tax-free scheme for Chinese border residents

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 06:36pm by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Nanjing customs officials have arrested eight suspects accused of taking advantage of a tax-free scheme near the Chinese border to smuggle 510 million yuan (HK$641 million) worth of goods. Residents living within 20 kilometres of China’s borders are allowed to purchase up to 8,000 yuan worth of goods a day – free of taxes and tariffs ...

  3. News - World - CRIME

    Belgium probes murky world of cash, diamonds and banks such as HSBC

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:44am by NYT

    ... and diamonds The dealings between gem traders and bankers are coming under new scrutiny as European governments extend crackdowns on tax evasion and money laundering. The complex ties between ... Michel Claise to stage dawn raids on the Antwerp homes of a number of diamond dealers in a tax-evasion investigation focusing on HSBC and its Swiss branch in Geneva. HSBC, which says ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Five held over alleged luxury car import fraud

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 08:03pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Luxury cars imported from UK included HK$4m Bentley and two Porsches Bid to beat HK$2.2m in car tax: five arrests A well-known car salesman was among five people arrested yesterday on suspicion of using forged documents to avoid paying about HK$2.2 million in registration tax on three imported luxury cars. Veteran luxury European car salesman Henry ...

  5. News - Asia - CRIME

    Thai police search for ‘prime suspect’ in murder of British tourists

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 02:49pm

    ... Chan-ocha, who is also the outgoing army chief, also appeared to question the conduct of the victims and warned foreigners to take care in the kingdom. Thailand will be desperate to avoid further ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Journalist reveals how he helped bust money-laundering ring in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by ANTONIO PAPALEO

    ... to the east A Czech man in his 20s met me on arrival at Chek Lap Kok airport. He was shifty, evasive and refused to tell me his name. He gave me a mobile phone loaded with a local SIM card ...

  7. News - China - CRIME

    150 Chinese graft suspects and officials ‘remain at large in America’, state media says

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 02:13pm by Reuters

    ... of so-called “naked officials” – government workers whose husbands, wives or children are all overseas – who use foreign family connections to illegally shift assets out of China or to avoid ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    28 Hongkongers executed on mainland in just over a decade, says Amnesty

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 05:51pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... executed on the mainland since 2003, while the status of 19 others on death row is unknown, Amnesty International Hong Kong says. Their crimes were mostly drug trafficking, murder, smuggling or tax evasion, the human rights group said. Another five Hongkongers were slapped with the death penalty in Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam, as were five Chinese nationals in Japan, although it is unknown ...

  9. News - World - CRIME

    Italy arrests ex-UBS executive Raoul Weil over US tax case

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 10:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Italy arrests ex-UBS executive in US tax case A former top executive at Swiss banking giant UBS wanted in the United States for allegedly helping wealthy Americans hide US$20 billion in taxes has been arrested in Italy, police said. Raoul Weil, 53, had been staying in a luxury hotel in the city of Bologna where he checked in under his real name, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    HK$530,000 of 'pirated textbooks' seized in raids

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... copies from the copyright owners, then mixed them with the pirated versions and supplied them to schools and parents in a bid to avoid detection and boost profits. Customs began investigating ...




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