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  1. SFC didn't bow to pressure: chief

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... subcommittee by a former commission employee and whistleblower may have been obtained illegally. 'In the absence of being an employee, there is a serious question over the range of documents ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    US whistle-blower Bradley Birkenfeld gets US$104m in UBS tax evasion case

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Whistle-blower jailed after revealing tax evasion wins biggest ever federal payout US$104m for banker who lifted lid on UBS Bradley Birkenfeld, the former UBS banker who went to prison after telling the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) how the bank helped thousands of Americans evade taxes, secured a whistle-blower award of US$104 million, the largest ...

  3. India's whistle-blowers let down by the law

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... government official, succumbed to head injuries in Karnataka, south India, earlier this month after being assaulted. Mahantesh is believed to have been killed for being a whistle-blower on illegal ... is, to the horror of corrupt officials, now being used to devastating effect. But when these activists and whistle-blowers get in the way of rackets involving very powerful people, ...

  4. Pitch heightens for whistle-blower system

    Posted May 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... suspected was illegal activity. The manager was acquitted on Thursday, but the whistle-blower system at the accounting firm worked as it was designed to. In the United States, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 required the audit committee of a publicly listed company to establish a 'complaint notification', or whistle-blower system, to allow employees or suppliers to report any ...

  5. Whistle-blowing site takes aim at organised crime in Macau's casinos

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Niall Fraser niall.fraser@scmp.com It may not be WikiLeaks, but a new whistle-blowing website which says it is dedicated to lifting the lid on organised crime in Macau's multibillion-dollar casino industry is set to make a few powerful enemies, just like its namesake. Already, as we report today, a shot has been fired across the bows of United States-based ...

  6. Jail whistle-blower gets officials sacked

    Posted Aug 26th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam The chief warden of Maoming prison in Guangdong province and seven senior prison officials have been sacked after an anonymous internet article exposed corrupt dealings with prisoners. A further four directors were arrested after Guangdong priso ...

  7. NPC deputy takes up cause of persecuted Shanxi whistleblowers

    Posted Jun 19th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... guilty of defamation in August and a third was found guilty last month. They were sentenced to a year's jail, suspended for three years. Whistleblowers have often met with retribution. Mr ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong legal opinion divided on Edward Snowden extradition

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Joyce Ng

    ... Patsy Moy and Joyce Ng Beijing likely to keep out of political quagmire surrounding US whistleblower, lawyers believe Legal opinion divided on prospects for extradition The city's legal circles are split over whether Beijing or the courts will have the final say on the future of whistle-blower Edward Snowden if the US demands his extradition. But most agree ...

  9. A bad week for...

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Julian Assange The co-founder of whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks lost his appeal against extradition to Sweden, where he faces sex-crime allegations. Unusually, the court granted a request by his lawyers to delay his extradition until at least June 13 to allow a possible application to reopen the case. A Swedish lawyer for the two women who accuse Assange of rape and sexual ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    Tighten law to prevent snooping, Hong Kong legislators urge

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, JOSHUA BUT

    ... whistle-blower Edward Snowden in an exclusive interview with the Post last week that the US has hacked computers in Hong Kong and the mainland for years. Under the city's surveillance regulations, ...




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