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  • Sep 19, 2014
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Japanese businessman loses 210,000 yuan to thieves in TST

The victim, 36, called police at about 7pm, saying that he suspected his suitcase containing the cash had been switched by four "non-Chinese" men and a "non-Chinese" woman, officers said.

Thursday, 13 June, 2013, 5:05am 2 comments

Ex-PLA soldier and lover jailed for theft, laundering

A former People's Liberation Army soldier who became an "expert burglar" has been sentenced to seven years' jail, the maximum in the District Court, for stealing millions of dollars worth of jewellery and cash from two industrial buildings.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

China Digest, March 4, 2013

A woman has been acquitted of charges that she stole books and statues from the home of Ji Xianlin, a famed linguist and professor of Peking University, a few months after his death in 2009, Qianlong.com reports. 

4 Mar 2013 - 5:42am

Car agent pleads guilty to HK$243,000 theft

A car importer has been convicted of one count of theft for failing to return more than HK$240,000 in tax to the son of a late tycoon who bought a luxurious sports car from Britain through him.

7 Feb 2013 - 4:16am

City Digest, January 28, 2013

Four mainland tourists, aged 28 to 42, were arrested for fighting in a public place after a brawl broke out over lunch seating in a Hung Hom restaurant yesterday. 

28 Jan 2013 - 6:36am

Six charged in theft of artworks from home of US financier

Prosecutors announced on Friday a major break in the investigation of an art heist from the Southern California home of financier Jeffrey Gundlach, charging six people with burglary and other offences stemming from the caper.

5 Jan 2013 - 2:38pm

French gendarmerie hunt out truffle thieves

Never let it be said that Gallic gastronomes would allow an economic crisis or thieves to get in the way of their seasonal delicacy.

As the price of the rare Tuber melanosporum - the black truffle - rocketed to €1,200 (HK$12,300) a kilo, producers called in gendarmes to protect their valuable harvest.

27 Dec 2012 - 4:41am

Jail for securities officer who stole client shares

A securities firm employee who manipulated the company's computer system to take shares from clients' accounts and sell them was jailed yesterday for six years and four months.

15 Dec 2012 - 3:12am

After 44 years, unsolved bank truck heist continues to fascinate in Japan

On a rainy morning in December 1968, a police motorcyclist screeched to a halt in front of a cash-laden Tokyo bank vehicle and ordered four men to get out, warning it was about to explode.

10 Dec 2012 - 3:17am

City Digest, December 3, 2012

Police recruitment drive attracts 1,700

Police held a recruitment day in Wan Chai for applicants interested in becoming probationary inspectors or recruit police constables. The event attracted about 1,700 interested people.


Thieves take goods worth HK$600,000

3 Dec 2012 - 5:43am