Crime in Hong Kongi

Hong Kong crime news, including murder cases, triads, the hunt for serial killers, court cases and trials, shootings, burglary, armed robbery and corruption.


As the latest victim – Hong Kong’s Consumer Council – has warned, no system is apparently ‘bulletproof’ when it comes to cyberattacks, but vigilance is key.

Cybercrime is in the headlines and while the amount of money lost in phishing cases has fallen, there is still big money being stolen by online fraudsters. Hopefully, with stronger enforcement and publicity, this will change

  • Man, 62, initially arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of breaching Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance
  • Police say he was arrested again on Thursday after further investigations and temporarily charged with manslaughter

Police open child abuse investigation after Princess Margaret Hospital staff tell officers that girl, 3, is believed to have ingested dangerous drugs.


Secretary minister Chris Tang reveals police have also seized more than HK$8 million in cash and other assets worth HK$77 million as three more arrested.

John Lee vows to step up site checks and hunt down any negligent parties in case in which two workers died after being trapped in toxic gas-filled space.

Hong Kong Journalists Association chair Ronson Chan released on bail, pending appeal after court finds him guilty over failure to produce document during search.

People deemed as high risk in potential data leak include staff, former employees, subscribers of Choice magazine and voters who took part in past events.

The SFC is walking back on its reluctance to publish the names of cryptocurrency platform applicants in the face of public backlash over JPEX’s debacle.


The implosion of JPEX is likely to make the public more cautious about investing in cryptocurrencies, but sentiment may improve in the long run, experts say.


Justice Department lawyers insist ban can be implemented without ‘chilling effect’ highlighted in original refusal of injunction against song by High Court.

Suspects include social media influencer, YouTubers, director of restaurant group and corporate secretary of JPEX Technical Support Company, since renamed.