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Art Forgery

Man held over fake Sevens tickets sales

A man has been arrested for deception relating to the online sale of scores of counterfeit Sevens tickets

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 12:00am

Korean found guilty of forgery, bribery

A court found a Korean businessman guilty of attempting to redeem a fake copy of a US$50 billion gold bullion deposit certificate and to bribe an HSBC manager into helping him. Chin Soon-yong, 64, who was chairman and director of PK Trading Corporation at the time of the incident on May 21, was convicted in Eastern Court of offering an advantage to an agent and forgery.

26 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Signatures not forged, expert says

The signature of Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum on a will held by Tony Chan Chun-chuen displayed 44 characteristics resembling her previous signatures that could cancel out all 15 discrepancies spotted, a handwriting expert said yesterday.

19 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Expert casts doubt on claim will is forged

A forensic handwriting expert said yesterday he had never seen the kind of complex forgery alleged in the Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum estate case.

Someone would have had to copy three signatures, numbers and printed words on Wang's dispute will - all in different writing styles - to pull off the ruse, Australian Paul Westwood told the trial to decide the late billionaire's heir.

18 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

ICAC charges law student with forgery

A University of Hong Kong law student was yesterday charged by the Independent Commission Against Corruption with forging exam-result slips. Cheng Sing-ho, 23, will appear in Eastern Court on Tuesday to face two charges of forgery and two charges of using a false instrument.

9 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Diligence needed to stay step ahead of forgers

A hallmark of Hong Kong's success is confidence in our monetary system: the belief among those doing business here, shopping or even booking a tour that what they are getting is genuine and protected by law. A little of that perception has been eroded with the finding that hundreds of fake HK$1,000 bills that cannot easily be identified are in circulation.

19 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Writing wrongs

To look at, you'd say Patrick Cheng Yau-sang is a neat man. His desk suggests otherwise. It is cluttered with sheets of paper and equipment: a stereo microscope imported from Germany, a hand-held microscope, a protractor, a torch and a light box.

16 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

How to spot a fake

Counterfeiters in Vietnam sell three kinds of fake art - and experts say there are a number of commonsense ways of checking that you're being sold an original rather than a clever duplicate.

11 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Forgers fail smart ID card tests

'If' not the only mistake on the first of the fakes seized

Forgers of the new smart ID cards have proven to be not so smart.

Immigration officers have made their first seizures of faked smart cards since the issue of the IDs began nine months ago. The smart ID cards are hailed as virtually forgery proof and the fakes do not come close to challenging that claim.

26 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Bus driver denies travel pass forgery

A bus driver denied supplying his travel pass to a forgery syndicate when he appeared in court yesterday with 29 other defendants facing fraud charges.

8 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Forgery charges dropped

A teenager accused of forging visa documents to fulfil his dream of playing football in Brazil was bound over for 12 months with the charges dropped. Delivery worker Chan Yik-ho, 17, reversed his plea after Eastern Court heard that police had induced him to plead guilty to forgery.

31 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Taiwan 'base for forged yuan'

FORGERY gangs are suspected of using Taiwan as their base for smuggling fake yuan, an increasing problem on the mainland in recent years, mainland authorities said.

Guangdong and Fujian public security forces cracked seven cases involving the smuggling of fake banknotes from 1995 to last year, while arresting 12 Taiwanese suspects and seizing three vessels.

23 May 1999 - 12:00am

Forgery case

Police Sergeant Lo Hung-kwong, 37, was charged with 38 forgery counts at Eastern Court. No plea was taken at the hearing.

24 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Forgery charge

A US Consulate employee was arrested for allegedly forging invoices for bogus purchases of goods worth more than $100,000.

21 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Permit redesign on cards to foil forgers

Cross-border permits might be redesigned, Chinese officials said yesterday, as the extent of the operation by forgery syndicates emerged.

Guangdong police yesterday began investigating a fresh case of suspected forged permits days after they smashed a Hong Kong-Guangzhou syndicate.

1 May 1997 - 12:00am