Crime

Alcoholic beverage seller embezzles MOP 1 million of company funds for gambling

Alcoholic beverage salesman who embezzled company funds had used the ill-gotten money for gambling.

2 Apr, 2020

Police bust 2 drug trafficking, smuggling cases in 1 day

The Judiciary Police (PJ) busted two drug trafficking cases on Tuesday, involving four Hong Kong men and a woman selling cocaine in Macau’s night entertainment venues, and a local woman smuggling drugs through the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB).

19 Mar, 2020

Police bust drug trafficking gang led by HK men

Five people suspected of working for a Hong Kong drug-trafficking gang have been arrested, with police seizing drugs worth 220,000 patacas, as well as 74,000 patacas in cash.

12 Mar, 2020

1000-metres of illegal fishing nets cleared to ensure fairway safety

Marine and Water Bureau (DSAMA) officials found scores of illegal fishing nets floating on the surface of the fairway in the Inner Harbour on Tuesday.

12 Mar, 2020

Reported crimes dip 1.3% last year, security remains ‘stable’

Macau's number of reported crimes dropped 1.3 percent to 14,178 last year, the Secretariat for Security headed by Wong Sio Chak said today. 

6 Mar, 2020

Customs officers nab 2 IIs, seize haul of undeclared goods

People entering the city illegally and using the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge to smuggle undeclared goods are the latest illegal activities that the Macau Customs Service have cracked down on.

6 Mar, 2020

South African smuggles cocaine worth MOP 3.5 million in shoes

A 26-year-old South African man smuggled over one kilogramme of cocaine in the soles of his shoes into Macau.

4 Mar, 2020

2 drug mules from Guinea caught with cocaine worth MOP 6.8 million

Two female drug mules from Guinea have been caught smuggling 130 pellets of cocaine weighing 2,080 grammes worth a total of about 6.8 million patacas as they entered Macau via the airport.

19 Feb, 2020

Man claims he’s from Wuhan after shoplifting

When a suspected supermarket thief was caught by an off-duty senior police officer and a security guard on Saturday, he yelled, "I am from Wuhan" and "I am mentally ill”.

18 Feb, 2020

Anonymous to attack Macau computers on Thursday: police

The international hacktivist group Anonymous plans to launch a cyberattack against China ⁠— including Macau ⁠— on Thursday in support of Tibet's pro-independence movement.

11 Feb, 2020

Man spoils 320 facemasks with mucus, saliva: police

A man who smeared mucus and saliva on 320 facemasks on Monday was arrested by the police and transferred to the Public Prosecution Office (MP) Wednesday morning.

6 Feb, 2020

Prosecutors charge 26 in IPIM case include ex-president

26 suspects charged with a string of crimes allegedly committed in connection with the illegal granting of residence permits for investors and professionals by the government's Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute between 2010 and 2018.

17 Jan, 2020

Macau-Zhuhai police,
customs bust people-
smuggling speedboat gang

A people-smuggling gang which helped mainlanders enter and leave Macau illegally on speedboats have been busted.

9 Jan, 2020

6 Europe-bound Iranians nabbed with fake passports at local airport

Six Iranians were arrested at the weekend for entering Macau with fake passports with the intention of flying onward to Europe to find jobs and a better life there.

7 Jan, 2020

Offences by cabbies drop 48.2% in 2019: police

The number of regulatory breaches by taxi drivers recorded last year decreased by 48.2% from the previous year.

6 Jan, 2020

33 locals lose 13.7 million patacas in online love scam: police

Three male and thirty female local residents aged between 26 and 65 have been conned by an international internet love scam ring, in which they lost around 13.7 million patacas in total.

29 Nov, 2019

Macau, Zhuhai police nab 55 loan sharks in joint operation

A loan-sharking gang controlled by a local kingpin jointly busted by the Judiciary Police and the Zhuhai Public Security Bureau.

27 Nov, 2019

Big rises in robbery, rape cases in Jan-Sept

The number of reported robbery cases and rape cases increased 29.8% and 68.4% respectively in the first three quarters of this year.

26 Nov, 2019

Criminalisation of illegal inns ‘wouldn’t be effective’ to tackle issue: government

The criminalisation of the operation of illegal inns would not be an effective method of solving the long-standing problem, concludes a report published by the government.

14 Nov, 2019

Macau, Zhuhai police nab 76 loan sharks in joint operation

Loan-sharking gang controlled by a criminal organisation busted, with 76 suspects arrested.

30 Oct, 2019