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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAW ENFORCEMENT

    Yuen Long crackdown on triads leads to 93 arrests

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Sweep on Wo Shing Wo and 14K gangs also uncovers illegal pub housed in old factory Police arrest 93 alleged triad members Ninety-three people have been rounded up in a crackdown on two triad factions during which an unlicensed pub in a Yuen Long factory was busted. More than half of those arrested in raids in Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai over ...

  2. Refugee claims police abuse in anti-triad raid

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com A West African asylum seeker claims he was physically and verbally abused by police after being caught up in an anti-triad swoop while out jogging last ... Yee On triad. Police said that the enforcer's followers were among the 57 men arrested and were on their way to a gang fight in the city after a recent dispute in Tsim Sha Tsui. Diallo, ...

  3. Courage the key to netting triad big fish

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The illicit activities of triad gangs have long been an unsavoury undercurrent of Hong Kong life, in which the big fish shelter from the law behind a code of silence and loyalty that binds ... triads at their own game by infiltrating an agent into the ranks of a gang or faction of one of the triad societies for long enough to gather useful evidence. An undercover operation over two ...

  4. War on triads can't be won with skirmishes

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The illicit activities of triad gangs and the attempts by police to curb them have long been a prominent feature of Hong Kong life. But the claim by a senior officer this week that triads ... by some triad members at the weekend must be taken seriously. It simply cannot be tolerated. But the high-profile reaction, including a vow to make triads pay the price for their actions, ...

  5. Forget riots, collusion between officials and triads is a bigger danger

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... by government officials and police officers. But to the alarm of the leadership, triad bosses are no longer satisfied with mere shakedowns, while bribing policemen to turn a blind eye. Learning from their ancestors and foreign counterparts, many have begun infiltrating Communist Party and government departments, notably the police force. Smart triad bosses have hidden behind legitimate fronts ...

  6. Men seeking prostitutes scammed by triads

    Posted Aug 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Triads are believed to have blackmailed men seeking prostitutes out of millions of dollars through a simple telephone scam, police announced yesterday. As many as 90 men may have fallen victim and handed over a combined $350,000 this month. It is estimated the gang may have made millions out of the scam. Anti-triad officers smashed a gang connected to the Sun Yee ...

  7. ICAC holds officers in triad case

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the arrested believed to have triad backgrounds. Two of them were arrested on a gambling cruise liner in Hong Kong waters, sources said. The two officers' alleged wrongdoing was believed to be related to a wounding case involving suspected triad members, they added. Some of those arrested were seen being taken in handcuffs to the ICAC's headquarters in Central for questioning ...

  8. Raids, one arrest in New World probe

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The anti-triad operation prompted by the vandalism and ram-raid attacks targeting New World Development properties last week continued yesterday with police raids and an arrest for drug possession. From 10pm on Monday to 5am yesterday, more than 50 officers from the Police Tactical Unit and Organised Crime and Triad Bureau searched eight locations, including a disco ...

  9. Constables hurt in clash with group

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Four policemen were injured when they were attacked by six suspected triad members during a pre-dawn stop-and-search operation in Tsim Sha Tsui. A uniformed sergeant and three ... suspected to be members of the 14K triad society, acting suspiciously on Hillwood Road shortly before 6am. Police said the men shouted at the officers before attacking them. The six, aged between 23 ...

  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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