A man has been arrested for deception relating to the online sale of scores of counterfeit Sevens ticketsMonday, 26 March, 2012, 12:00am
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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
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
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
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
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