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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong ‘milkshake murderer’ Nancy Kissel loses final bid to appeal

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 12:45pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... with a lead ornament in their luxury home. A panel of three judges on the city’s Court of Final Appeal rejected Kissel’s application- the end of a long legal road that began with her first conviction ... with a television repairman, Michael Del Priore, in the US state of Vermont, where she took her children during the 2003 severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak. When she returned to the city, she ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Well-dressed thief does a runner … with two expensive watches

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 06:29pm by Clifford Lo

    ... reports of theft across the city last year, a 6.1 per cent drop from 33,664 in 2012. There were 35,026 in 2011 and 34,343 in 2010. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police 'chased low-level prosecutions rather than probe global drugs network involving triads'

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by Bryan Harris

    ... concern over money laundering following the release of figures that revealed the number of reports of suspicious financial transactions in the city reached a 12-year high of 33,000 last year. ... a money-laundering problem?" said Purchas. He said the Ong Ngoai used financial institutions and construction companies in the city to launder drug money earned elsewhere in the region. "At the top ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Five held over alleged luxury car import fraud

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 08:03pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Leung Kam-tong, 66, is a director of one of the companies raided by police and customs officers in Kowloon City and Tsuen Wan. Leung, a former customer relations manager with Bentley Hong Kong, is known for his long experience in the sector and high-profile deals with tycoons and celebrities in the city. The five were arrested on suspicion of using forged documents to avoid paying about ...

  5. News - China - CRIME

    Shanghai arrests 160 gang suspects involved in citywide health care scam

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:48pm by Reuters

    ... of 1.7 million yuan (HK$2.1 million), using corrupt doctors to inflate drug prices and prescribe large amounts of medicines, the city’s police department said on its official microblog. ... around the city and seizing crates of medicine and fake firearms, the police said. The gang would lure patients into four fraudulent clinics, using people placed at hospitals and train stations ...

  6. 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

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Suspect allegedly sent blood from fetuses to clinics in city, where sex testing is legal Zhejiang man held over HK sex tests Zhejiang authorities have arrested the owner of a clinic who allegedly helped pregnant women find out the sex of their fetuses by sending their blood samples to Hong Kong for tests. The arrest of Chen Jiguo, 35, ...

  7. News - China - CRIME

    Dongguan hotel owner stripped of his NPC seat amid sex-trade crackdown

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:58pm by Mimi Lau

    ... Dongguan's flourishing sex industry- saw 865 people arrested and more than 3,000 hotels, saunas and massage parlours lose their licences as police raided venues citywide. Thirty-six city police ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong women 'being kept in slave-like conditions in Sydney brothels'

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Bryan Harris

    ... by the Justice Centre Hong Kong and Liberty Asia, which slammed the city's "narrow and fragmented" human-trafficking laws. The women are brought to Australia on tourist visas obtained via ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Lam Tin jeweller hit for third time in smash-and-grab

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 02:06pm by Clifford Lo

    ... of that haul's value. Yesterday's case is also the third such smash-and-grab in the city in six weeks. Two similar raids were reported in Tsuen Wan and Tuen Mun last month. On March 7, three thieves smashed their way into a shop with sledgehammers at the City Landmark, Tsuen Wan and stole handbags and wallets worth a total of HK$440,000. On March 2, a jewellery shop was raided in Tuen Mun ...

  10. News - China - CRIME

    Dongguan mayor says officials were blindsided by sheer scale of sex trade

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 03:38pm by Alice Yan

    ... of the local sex trade, but admitted blame for failing to curb prostitution in a place now dubbed “sin city”. “There is no need to deny the existence of vice activities,” he told CCTV on Tuesday, ... and arrests of suspects across the city would pose a “major impact” to the economy, saying it would only have an “indirect” effect. He said he was confident there would not be a slowdown ...




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