Police display some of the items seized during the operation at Kowloon East regional headquarters. Photo: Edmond So
Police display some of the items seized during the operation at Kowloon East regional headquarters. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong police arrest 46 in crackdown on syndicate using modem-pool devices in new tactic to harass debtors into paying up

  • Triad-controlled syndicate would flood debtors who failed to pay up with nuisance calls in a short period of time, police say
  • First time modem-pool devices are used in illegal debt collection activities to make nuisance calls

Police display some of the items seized during the operation at Kowloon East regional headquarters. Photo: Edmond So
Police display some of the items seized during the operation at Kowloon East regional headquarters. Photo: Edmond So
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