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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Latest phone scam sees victims threatened over fake pregnancies

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... recently. Luk said the con artists relied on confusing their victims with intimidating tactics, so that they had no time to think. Police on Hong Kong Island have had at least 10 reports of the new tactic- thought to be used by two or three mainland conmen- since it was first noticed about six months ago. Police have received about 1,200 reports of telephone scams this year, and arrested 10 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1320804/phone-fraudsters-new-pregnancy-scam
  2. News - China - CRIME

    Zhejiang man arrested for arranging sex tests in Hong Kong for pregnant mainland women

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 12:05am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... came as part of the authorities' crackdown on selective abortion after the relaxation of the one-child policy. Chen had allegedly worked with a Hong Kong woman since March last year ... testing is legal in Hong Kong. The mainland's strict birth-control policy used to allow for just one child, but it has been relaxed since last year to allow some families to have a second ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1486420/zhejiang-man-arrested-arranging-sex-tests-hong-kong-pregnant-mainland
  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Kenya seizes illegal Hong Kong-bound rosewood

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:16am by NG KANG-CHUNG AND REUTERS

    ... Reuters in Mombasa, Kenya Kenya seizes illegal HK-bound rosewood Kenyan authorities have seized illegally logged rosewood worth some US$13 million from a Hong Kong-bound ship in what is thought to be the biggest seizure of its kind. The rosewood, held in 34 shipping containers, was being shipped from Madagascar to Hong Kong via Kenya when it was seized on Monday at the Kenyan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520779/kenya-seizes-illegal-hong-kong-bound-rosewood
  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Ill-fated Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange simply could not compete

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... closure of the short-lived Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange (HKMEx) raised questions about its governance and regulatory oversight, but the key to its demise was a simple inability to compete. ... blessing to the project. Cheung's oil industry background, the promise of energy and commodities trading directly with the mainland and the clear support of the Hong Kong government- even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1243722/ill-fated-hong-kong-mercantile-exchange-simply-could-not-compete
  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Many domestic violence cases not reported: poll

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man, Hedy Bok

    ... reports of rape and 7,000 of indecent assault, and that figures from the Equal Opportunities Commission showed that there was one case of sexual harassment every three days. These figures were ... had no one else to depend on in Hong Kong, and she chose not to fight back. She started living at a neighbourhood park. "I slept in the park for a week without showering. When curious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1133236/many-domestic-violence-cases-not-reported-poll
  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    More fake HK$1,000 banknotes found

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:11am by DANNY LEE

    ... HK$1,000 notes were found at a local bank last night. Also last night, a 24-year-old man was unconditionally released by Hong Kong police, after being arrested earlier yesterday in Central ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Police in Hong Kong and Macau find another 32 bogus bills as nervous customers queue up at banks to exchange notes for smaller change More fake HK$1,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1392095/more-fake-hk1000-banknotes-found
  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    HKMEx founder Barry Cheung quits public posts

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi-fai and To Han Shih

    ... failed Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange (HKMEx). His blanket resignations came as three of four people arrested in connection with the investigation appeared in court yesterday charged ... reiterated that "law enforcement authorities including the police and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) will act impartially and continue the investigations of the Hong Kong Mercantile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1245493/hkmex-founder-barry-cheung-quits-his-public-posts-assist-police-probe
  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Survey finds one-third of women suffered sex crime on MTR

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... would be available in the sex-criminal register, said panel member Eric Cheung Tat-ming, assistant law professor at the University of Hong Kong. The public consultation is to end next month. ... a third of women surveyed by a rape crisis organisation say they have been victims of a sexual crime while either travelling on board an MTR train or passing through a station. But none alerted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1087771/survey-finds-one-third-women-suffered-sex-crime-mtr

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