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  1. Sex beats violence in Chongqing triad trial

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam It is a trial that promises everything: money, politics, violence- and, most intriguingly, sex. For days, the mainland has been gripped by the case of Xie Caiping, an alleged Chongqing triad kingpin and sister-in-law of fallen justice chief Wen Qiang. Wen was the most prominent of more than 2,000 people arrested in the sweeping triad crackdown in the municipality ...

  2. Anti-triad officer on gang charge

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan An anti-triad police chief in Shenyang, Liaoning province, continued to wait yesterday for a verdict to be handed down in his trial on charges of colluding with local ... Zhang, 45, who was the youngest deputy director of the bureau, had collected bribes, tipped off triads about police campaigns, given shelter to Hao and his gangsters, and fabricated charges ...

  3. Triad boss 'Broken Tooth' seeks parole in Macau

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Triad kingpin 'Broken Tooth' has applied for parole after serving two-thirds of a 14-year jail term in Macau, his lawyer says. Wan Kuok-koi, 53, submitted a parole ... producing the movie Casino, an autobiographical but tacky tale of triad mayhem. ...

  4. Judge 'erred in jailing anti-triad detective'

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pete Brieger A former anti-triad detective who completed a jail sentence after being convicted of coaxing a witness to lie in a high-profile criminal case was only jailed because a District Court judge accepted the prosecution's half-baked theory about the case, the Court of Appeal said yesterday, two weeks after it tossed out Chan Yat-chuen's conviction ...

  5. Triad 'brothers' murdered an ICAC witness, court hears

    Posted Nov 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow A prisoner convicted of plotting to murder a key ICAC witness in a cigarette-smuggling case told a jury yesterday how he and his triad 'brothers' killed Tommy Chui To-yan in Singapore. Cheung Wai-ming, 48, testified in the Court of First Instance that chloroform was poured down Chui's throat after he was snatched from his Porsche in Singapore on March ...

  6. Accused justice chief's sex confession falls flat

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... official to have to have been snared in Chongqing's crackdown on triads and their police protectors. When he was placed under shuanggui, a Communist Party disciplinary procedure, Wen offered ... money and blackmail. And it said Chen Guangming, a decorated captain on the police narcotics team who is also among the thousands arrested in the anti-triad campaign, was found to have been ...

  7. Ex-deputy police chief stands trial

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Chongqing's former deputy police chief sought to distance himself from triad activities at his trial, which opened yesterday, but admitted taking bribes, local media ... denied turning a blind eye to triad-like activities, saying: 'I failed to convince myself to accept [such a charge].' Peng allegedly ignored prostitution in several luxury hotels ...

  8. ICAC criticised over lack of evidence filed

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Anti-graft busters were criticised yesterday for failing to provide the Chinese names of five alleged triad members named in an English document submitted to court yesterday. ... the examination could only be made meaningful if the Chinese names of the triads had been provided. Mr Kwok described the failure as 'outrageous'. Chan, famed for his work as a concert promoter, ...

  9. Crime gang suspects reverse confessions

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their confessions and denying involvement in organised crime. Yang Tianqing was the first suspected gang boss to go on trial since the triad sweep started in June. Yang faces seven charges ranging from murder and blackmail to illegal possession of firearms. The biggest bone of contention is whether the nine were in a triad group headed by Yang. Yang argued that they did not have enough money ...

  10. Ex-Chongqing police official gets life in jail for years of corruption

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... subordinates from following up crime leads on luxury entertainment venues without prior approval, Xinhua said. As a result of Peng's order, made after he accepted bribes from triad bosses ... At his trial this month, Peng sought to distance himself from triad activities but admitted taking bribes. Peng served as a rank-and-file officer and police chief in central Chongqing for more ...




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