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  1. 150 held in clampdown on triads in Macau

    Posted Aug 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Police staged an overnight clampdown on triad activities in Macau, questioning 1,300 people after a series of murders and attacks targeting casino customers ... Post last week reported there had been three triad-style killings in a month and an attack inside a hotel that left a casino boss seriously injured. Cable Television reported that the suspect ...

  2. News - China - GAMING

    Macau casino 'crime watchdog' is shut down

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser niall.fraser@scmp.com Macau 'watchdog' folds after seven months amid allegation of threats from top gaming figures 'Triad-busting' casino website is closed ... "dangerously weak" regulatory curbs on the influence of triad gangs in the city's gaming industry. But it has closed amid allegations of political dirty tricks and legal threats from top ...

  3. Corruption, triads on rise in Macau: analyst

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Corruption is out of control in Macau and triad societies are gaining more power in the world's biggest gambling centre, a former top Hong Kong policeman has warned. ... on Macau.' Triad societies were becoming increasingly gentrified and their tentacles of influence spreading deep into Macau's society. Mr Vickers said it was of concern that Hong Kong's ...

  4. Policeman turned triad done in for 20-year debt

    Posted Nov 16th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Anti-triad policeman turned gangster Lai King-man, found dead in a Macau flat on Tuesday, had his finger in many pies, from loansharking to organic farming, ... decades ago and worked in an anti-triad squad. But he quit the force to join the 14K triad society and quickly found that he was suited to life in the underworld. Lai gradually rose from foot ...

  5. HK$500m illegal bets ring busted in Macau

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in betting slips. The syndicate is believed to have been headed by a Hongkonger and to be linked to one of the city's triad societies. Computers, telephones, a shredder, more than 200 bottles ... Organised Crime and Triad Bureau had announced before the start of Euro 2008 that it was prepared to take tough action to stop illegal gambling during Euro 2008. The bureau said it was aware some ...

  6. Money and power talk- more than ever today

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring 'There has been a gentrification of triad society.' It was a stark assessment of Macau by former Hong Kong policeman Steve Vickers, who now heads the security and investigation agency International Risk. Mr Vickers cited undocumented gambling visits by mainland officials to launder illegally obtained cash, the appearance of murdered bodies along the nearby ...

  7. News - China - MACAU

    Gangster 'Broken Tooth' Wan Kuok-koi wants quiet post-prison life

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com 'Broken Tooth' will leave Macau prison today, and hopes to leave behind his notorious past Infamous triad gangster wants 'quiet life' ... Tooth" Wan Kuok-koi was jailed for a string of gangland offences in a casino-linked crime wave that gripped Macau in the run-up to its handover in 1999. The 14K triad boss has been held ...

  8. Macau can't afford to return to bad old days

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... up to the city's return to Chinese rule in 1999, violent turf wars by triad members made Macau's streets dangerous. The release from prison on March 31 next year of triad kingpin ... other triads were jailed in 1998 were police able to come to grips with the unrest. Macau has changed dramatically since then. The vacuum that existed between Portugal and Macau's ...

  9. Six HK suspects face Macau murder trial

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Six Hongkongers are facing trial in Macau for chopping up a Hong Kong anti-triad officer turned gangster. The six, along with three Thais, two mainlanders and one Macau ... in an anti-triad squad. He later quit the force and joined the 14K triad society. He reportedly had debts of 2 million yuan (HK$2.27 million)- two decades after he lost the money in an underground casino ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Macau ex-gang boss arrested over alleged plot to kill

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... was concluded two days after the sentencing of Wan, then the 14K triad boss in Macau, to 13 years and 10 months in prison for loan-sharking, money laundering and involvement in organised crime. ... Wai'', was attacked by a gang of six men in June as he dined with a woman friend in a restaurant at the New Century Hotel on Taipa. Security experts said the beating bore the hallmarks of a triad ...




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