Hong Kong police display some of the illegal proceeds seized during a crackdown this week on a money-laundering syndicate. Photo: May Tse Hong Kong police display some of the illegal proceeds seized during a crackdown this week on a money-laundering syndicate. Photo: May Tse
Hong Kong police display some of the illegal proceeds seized during a crackdown this week on a money-laundering syndicate. Photo: May Tse
Crime

24 Hong Kong domestic helpers arrested in money-laundering crackdown after opening bank accounts used to wash illicit funds

  • The domestic workers, allegedly paid to open accounts then hand over the ATM cards, were among a group of 29 arrested in a series of raids on Monday and Tuesday
  • The syndicate’s alleged ringleaders were two Nigerian nationals, one of whom was staying in the city on a temporary identification document

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Hong Kong police display some of the illegal proceeds seized during a crackdown this week on a money-laundering syndicate. Photo: May Tse Hong Kong police display some of the illegal proceeds seized during a crackdown this week on a money-laundering syndicate. Photo: May Tse
Hong Kong police display some of the illegal proceeds seized during a crackdown this week on a money-laundering syndicate. Photo: May Tse
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