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Deep pockets can buy fakes and bona fides

Do you fancy a mainland college diploma? Identity card? Or a military vehicle licence plate?

If your pockets are deep enough, you can pretty much buy any counterfeit item you want on the mainland, said a source familiar with the 'fake-making' business.

Thursday, 15 November, 2007, 12:00am


More than 300 office workers were evacuated from Citic Tower in Admiralty yesterday when a robber dropped a fake bomb after trying to rob law firm Clyde and Company on the 18th floor.

26 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Brit girl faking it

THIS INTERVIEW has barely started when Desiree Mejer, the face, force and personality behind hip cashmere company Fake London, answers her mobile phone. But it's only Keith, phoning to tell her how much he misses her.

Keith Flint, that is, from techno-punk band The Prodigy.

26 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Two held over fake ID

Two men, aged 30 and 64, were arrested when they tried to transfer $1 million from someone's account using a fake identity card at an HSBC branch in Tung Choi Street, Mongkok.

23 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

II suspect with fake gun held

A suspected illegal immigrant, 23, wielding an imitation gun was arrested in Kwun Tong last night.

11 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Apology over 'fake'

POLICE and a department store yesterday apologised to an elderly woman wrongly accused of using a fake $1,000 note.

The 69-year-old woman was whisked away for questioning after presenting the note to buy $700 worth of clothes at the Wing On store in Mongkok on Sunday.

9 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Fabulous Fakes

SOMEONE clever once said 'Beauty is artifice.' Designers have taken this motto to heart this season. There is a plethora of fabulous fake furs hitting the stores right now, which pleases everyone (including anti-fur activists).

29 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

10-year term for robber

A FILM extra who held up a bank with a toy gun has been sentenced to a total of 10 years' jail at the High Court.

The penalty was imposed by Mr Justice Ryan on Law Chi-ming, 26, after a jury unanimously found him guilty on one count each of robbery and possession of an imitation firearm.

17 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Colours to confuse fakers

HIGHER quality papers and a complex colour scheme may be used for concert tickets in future, to make forgery more difficult.

Security coding which allows organisers to distinguish between genuine and fake tickets may also be incorporated, Robert Tsui Pui-lok of the Urban Services Department said yesterday.

19 Aug 1993 - 12:00am