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  1. Slump in raids over soccer betting

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... sources suggest that various triad societies are gaining large sums through this apparently 'victimless crime'. This is a policy issue for the government. 'Leaving it unplugged ...

  2. Police baffle insiders by playing down illegal betting

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Gambling industry insiders are mystified by police claims that illegal soccer betting is not a serious problem. In announcing the force's tactics on Thursday for fighting the crime for next week's soccer World Cup, Organised Crime and Triad Bureau Chief Superintendent Choy Kin-cheung said the situation in Hong Kong was not serious because most people ...

  3. Police reject $60b illegal soccer gambling claim

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... and Triad Bureau Chief Superintendent Choy Kin-cheung yesterday dismissed the multibillion-dollar figure as incorrect. In announcing plans yesterday for a crackdown on illegal soccer betting ...

  4. Over HK$100m in illegal World Cup bets seized

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Wan and North Point in an operation police codenamed Zonebuilder. Seven are alleged core members of the ring and the rest are agents who collected wagers from gamblers. Some are triad members, ... such syndicate local police had broken up, said Superintendent Man Tat-shing of the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau. Most bets were placed through 13 of its websites and others by telephone, Man said. ...

  5. HK$170m in illegal bets seized in raids

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police seized HK$170 million in illegal soccer and horse racing betting records yesterday at two sites believed to be operated by triads. It is believed to be the largest amount ever found in one police operation in the city. Officers from the organised crime and triad bureau seized HK$150 million in illegal betting slips when they raided a flat at the Hoplite ...

  6. Computer whiz-kid snared in raid on website betting ring

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... betting websites before placing bets at the best possible time. Officers arrested five suspected bookmakers with Wo Shing Wo triad backgrounds when they raided an industrial unit in Lai Yip ... been in operation for about a year and used an information technology company as a front in the industrial building to avoid detection. Detectives from the anti-triad unit of New Territories ...

  7. Detectives arrested in raids over illegal World Cup betting

    Posted Jul 04th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... officers was suspected of collecting bets for a bookmaking syndicate, a police source said. He was arrested when Organised Crime and Triad Bureau officers raided his unit in a police staff quarters ... $930,000 were seized, a police spokesman said. The Organised Crime and Triad Bureau mounted the operation after receiving a tip-off. 'It was a small-scale bookmaking syndicate which had been ...

  8. Police nab core figure in raid on betting website

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... the New Territories North anti-triad unit began to investigate the syndicate after receiving a tip-off about a month ago. Yesterday, a team of officers laid an ambush outside a three-storey ... The man was suspected to be a member of the Sun Yee On triad society and officers were investigating whether the syndicate was controlled by the Sun Yee On. The officer said computer experts from ...

  9. Natural for punters to fight the Jockey Club stranglehold

    Posted Jun 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... on pencil, paper and telephones at hidden locations in town. They have learned to set up websites outside Hong Kong. Commenting on this, our story quoted triad bureau superintendent Man Tat-shing ... a typical member of the public, relish the prospect of annoying neighbours and losing friends. I would also dearly love to come to the notice of triad thugs. 'The amount of illegal soccer bets ...

  10. Police, ISPs in deal to hit bookies

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Triad Bureau. They said its technology crime division would be monitoring whether illegal betting was taking place on the internet and, if necessary, the police would contact the ISPs ... crime units who could launch raids on gambling syndicates. 'Much illegal soccer gambling activity involves triads and the cracking down on such illegal acts will be one of the priorities ...




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