Crime

Drunken Filipino deliveryman suspected of raping Filipina

A Filipino non-resident worker was arrested on Wednesday for suspected rape of a 53-year-old Filipina in her flat last Monday.

6 Jul, 2020

Sexagenarian picks up, almost empties Macau Pass

A local sexagenarian woman was arrested last week for picking up another person’s Macau Pass and spending almost all the card’s MOP 650.

6 Jul, 2020

Student nabbed for raping, holding girlfriend against her will

A local student was arrested last Saturday for raping and threatening his girlfriend, as well as holding her against her will, Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesman Cheong Kam Fai said during a regular press conference on Wednesday. 

2 Jul, 2020

Woman beats colleague, bites police officers

A local woman was arrested on Friday for attacking her Filipina colleague with a stick and biting two police officers.

23 Jun, 2020

Civil servant cheated out of MOP 1.04 million in UK property deal

A local woman was arrested on Thursday for cheating a female civil servant out of about MOP 1.04 million to purchase two properties in the UK.

22 Jun, 2020

Police nab 14 suspects involved in smuggling codeine cough syrup

Fourteen suspects belonging to two gangs were recently arrested for smuggling codeine cough syrup from Macao to the mainland, and the local and mainland police seized 741 bottles in the operation.

22 Jun, 2020

Sales assistant spends MOP 500 of MacauPass cards left by clients

A convenience store’s sales assistant was arrested on Monday for using MacauPass cards left by customers in the store.

19 Jun, 2020

8 nabbed for at least MOP-497,000 health voucher fraud

Eight men and women comprising a doctor running a Western medicine clinic and seven people working for traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) pharmacy including its licensee and a TCM practitioner were arrested on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in a digital health voucher fraud of at least MOP 497,000.

18 Jun, 2020

Jewellery shop fined MOP 400,000 for illegal currency exchange

The Monetary Authority of Macao (AMCM) announced on Wednesday that it has fined a local jewellery shop MOP 400,000 for illegal currency exchange activities. 

18 Jun, 2020

7 mainlanders nabbed in people-smuggling case, rubber dinghy seized

Three mainlanders in Macao and four suspects in Zhuhai, including the suspected kingpin and other key members, were arrested early on Tuesday by the local and Zhuhai police respectively who had teamed up to smash a people-smuggling ring.

10 Jun, 2020

Staff embezzles over MOP 220,000 from takeaway

A non-resident worker was arrested for embezzlement of more than MOP 220,000 from a takeaway where he worked, Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesman Choi Ian Fai during a regular press conference on Monday.

2 Jun, 2020

2 cops, 1 retired cop probed for fake employment of Vietnamese women

The Public Security Police (PSP) said in a statement Thursday night that two police officers and a retired police officer have been transferred to the Public Prosecution Office (MP) for the “fake employment” of three Vietnamese women in Macau.

29 May, 2020

Schoolgirl, boyfriend nabbed picking up drug parcel

A 17-year-old schoolgirl and her boyfriend were arrested after they collected a parcel sent through the post which contained cocaine weighing 13.2 grammes with a street value of MOP 44,000.

29 May, 2020

Vietnamese woman busted collecting drug parcel

A Vietnamese woman and a Hong Kong man were arrested on Monday, after she was caught collecting a parcel sent by mail that contained methamphetamine and ketamine worth 760,000 patacas.

27 May, 2020

Filipino faces ‘drunk cycling’ charge

A Filipino was caught “drunk cycling” on a bicycle as he zigzagged along the narrow streets of the city centre’s old quarters in the early hours of Saturday, the Public Security Police (PSP) said in a statement on its social media page on Tuesday.

27 May, 2020

Local, mainland police bust drug-smuggling gang led by Hong Kong man

Gang who smuggled drugs from the mainland to Macau have been busted.

27 May, 2020

IPIM graft trial adjourned for 2nd time

The graft trial of the ex-president of the government's Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) and over two dozen co-defendants was adjourned for the second time today because of the unjustified absence of some of the defendants. 

21 May, 2020

Man borrows consumption card to ‘sell’ it with his own card for gambling

A local man borrowed a government-issued consumption subsidy smartcard – popularly known as “green card” – from his septuagenarian neighbour and “sold” it together with his own card for a total of 4,800 patacas which he then gambled away.

21 May, 2020

Police warn of bogus bank SMS offering ‘soaring’ stock earnings

A number of residents had received an SMS on their smartphones sent from a local smartphone number offering them “soaring” stock earnings.

20 May, 2020

COVID-19 reduces reported crimes by 28% in Q1

Macau's number of reported crimes fell 28.3% year-on-year to 2,412 in the first quarter of the year, the office of Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak announced today. 

18 May, 2020