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    Wellcome shopper jailed for spending $1.2m in fake coupons

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Wellcome tojail: shopper used HK$1m in fake slips A pier worker who used fake supermarket coupons to launder HK$1.2 million was jailed for 21 months yesterday. Using the forged coupons, Chung Chun-kit, 31, bought goods from Wellcome supermarkets and stashed them in a storage space he rented. He then gave the purchases to his employer to sell ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Wellcome pays the price for potato chips 'offer'

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 03:49am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Wellcome pays the price for potato chips 'offer' Wellcome has been fined HK$10,000 for misleading shoppers with a "special offer" for potato ... of HK$500,000 and imprisonment for five years. Trade description covers price, how price is calculated, or the existence of any price advantage or discount. Wong would not comment on the Wellcome fine, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Grocery giants ParknShop, Wellcome accused of pressuring suppliers

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 04:29am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Council says behaviour of Wellcome, ParknShop should be investigated as being anti-competitive Grocery giants pressuring suppliers: watchdog Supermarket giants ParknShop and Wellcome are keeping prices artificially high by pressuring suppliers not to sell to rivals who undercut them, the Consumer Council says. The council says the new Competition ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Warm Wellcome in store as children with special needs learn new skills

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 05:12am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Supermarket visits offer 2,000 kids with special needs the chance to pick up some important skills- along with the groceries A warm Wellcome in store for children Supermarkets are being turned into classrooms for children with special needs, as Wellcome opens its stores for them to learn life skills. The supermarket chain has partnered with the Heep Hong Society ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Wellcome's 'free' saucepan set may require you to spend HK$115,200

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:30am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry To earn enough stamps for all seven saucepans on offer, Wellcome customers must spend up to HK$115,200. Time for honesty, blogger says Free pans? Only if you spend pots ... There's a catch, of course: what shoppers might not realise about the German-branded set of seven "free" saucepans Wellcome is offering in its latest promotion is that they will need ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Fake Wellcome coupon trader jailed for money laundering

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 04:29pm by Thomas Chan

    ... Wellcome supermarkets and stashed them in a storage space he rented. He would later give the purchases to his employer for shipment over the border, for resale on the mainland, the court heard. ... suspicious when Wellcome and Citibank – which issued the genuine coupons – set a five-coupon-per-purchase limit and asked users to show their credit cards. These circumstantial factors would have led ...

  7. Wellcome ordered to verify pork purchases

    Posted Dec 24th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Food inspectors yesterday asked two Wellcome stores to provide invoices as part of an investigation into the supermarket's pork supply. The investigation by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department was launched after inspectors seized 1.8 tonnes of pork from a distribution centre in Tuen Mun and 23kg from Wellcome's New Town Plaza store in Sha Tin on Monday. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Fake Wellcome coupon trader guilty of money laundering

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Shopper acquired HK$1m of goods from Wellcome, using fake vouchers for 2 months Coupon user guilty of money laundering A pier worker who made HK$1.2 ... and possession of false instruments. District Judge Johnny Chan Jong-herng said Chung, who had pleaded not guilty to all charges, had reason to believe the goods he bought with the fake Wellcome coupons, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Wellcome throws Christmas cake-off for sick children

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Wellcome supermarket throws baking party for children with heart disease, showing its commitment to festive family values Christmas cake-off raises smiles While ... and their families. A team of volunteers from Wellcome supermarket's staff hosted a Christmas party on Saturday, making cakes with 12 children with heart disease, and their families. Noise and laughter ...

  10. ICAC looks into milk hoarding at Wellcome store

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip The ICAC is looking into a complaint in which workers at a Wellcome supermarket in Sheung Shui allegedly sold a large amount of tinned milk formula to two people. The supermarket ... formula to the individuals, believed to be middlemen. The chain's management yesterday met lawmaker Wong Sing-chi after he complained to the ICAC about Wellcome staff in the Choi Yuen Estate ...




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