Crime

Septuagenarian cheated out of 23,400 euros in online dating scam

A retired local woman in her seventies was cheated out of 23,400 euros (HK$213,850) in an online dating scam.

14 Oct, 2020

Man steals car ‘just for fun’ after drinking, drives without licence

Man arrested for stealing a car, causing property damage and driving without a licence.

14 Oct, 2020

Hong Kong man caught for overstaying almost 20 years in Macao

A 69-year-old Hong Kong man was arrested on Thursday for overstaying in Macao for nearly 20 years while his girlfriend was arrested later that day for abetting his illegal stay.

13 Oct, 2020

‘Jet rat’ steals brand watch worth 185,000 yuan

A mainlander was arrested on Sunday for stealing a brand named watch worth 185,000 yuan from a fellow passenger on a Macao-bound flight.

13 Oct, 2020

Jobless youth cheats victims out of MOP 4,800 in bogus sex service scam

Man was arrested for defrauding three male victims out of a total of MOP 4,800 claiming that he could provide sex services for them.

12 Oct, 2020

Man films 2 sisters 8 times in their bathroom from his flat

A local man was arrested last week for using his smartphone to film two sisters living in the flat next door when they were using the toilet or having a shower.

12 Oct, 2020

Sisters caught for pyramid scheme cheating 7 investors out of MOP 3.69 million

Two sisters were arrested on Wednesday for running a pyramid investment scheme that cheated investors at least out of MOP 3.69 million.

9 Oct, 2020

Couple cheat 2 men out of HK$10 million in casino chip deal

A Public Security Police (PSP) officer and his wife have been arrested for allegedly cheating two men out of HK$10 million in a casino chip redemption deal.

8 Oct, 2020

Man sexually abuses ‘dizzy’ ex-girlfriend

A 19-year-old local man surnamed Leong was arrested for sexually abusing his intoxicated ex-girlfriend at her flat last week.

8 Oct, 2020

Gambler cheated out of 726,500 yuan in deal involving 763 fake HK$ notes

A mainland man was arrested on Sunday for cheating a gambler from the mainland out of 726,500 yuan in a currency exchange deal involving at least 763 fake Hong Kong dollar notes.

7 Oct, 2020

Police urge public to be aware of fake online job ads

The Judiciary Police (PJ) have noticed that someone recently posted an online message about a friend who fell victim to a bogus online job ad, according to a PJ statement on Sunday.

6 Oct, 2020

Police nab ex-vice principal for cheating government out of MOP 20 million subsidies

The Judiciary Police (PJ) have arrested a former vice-principal for allegedly cheating the government out of MOP 20 million in subsidies several years ago when she was at the helm of a local school, in suspected collusion with an engineering company, for the installation of new facilities and the launch of new courses at the school, most of which never got off the ground.

30 Sep, 2020

12 men nabbed for sharing child porn on FB

Twelve men were detained for questioning by the Judiciary Police (PJ) on Monday for sharing a child porn video on Facebook, and 10 of them admitted to committing the crime.

30 Sep, 2020

Man who spat on facemasks get 2-year suspended jail sentence

A man who spoilt 320 facemasks with saliva and mucus in February has been given a 10-month jail term suspended for two years.

24 Sep, 2020

FSM officer gets 5 months’ jail for DUI, suspended for 2 years

An off-duty radio communications officer of the Macao Public Security Forces (FSM) was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) on Sunday, while a passer-by involved in the case was arrested for a range of alleged crimes such as insulting the police.

24 Sep, 2020

4 nabbed for involvement in people-smuggling

A male mainlander was arrested for illegally entering Macao and three suspects were arrested for assisting him in obtaining false documents and a fake nucleic acid test (NAT) certificate so that he could gamble in local casinos.

23 Sep, 2020

Tutorial centre staff takes video of girl in school toilet

The Judiciary Police (PJ) said in a statement on Monday that they arrested recently a 25-year-old tutorial centre staff member for secretly taking a video of a female pupil using the toilet at her school.

22 Sep, 2020

Man gets on bus without facemask, allegedly attacks driver

A local man caught on 12 September allegedly threatened and attacked a bus driver, Public Security Police (PSP) spokeswoman Lai In Hong said at a regular press conference on Monday.

22 Sep, 2020

Woman loses HK$200,000 in online dating scam, son trying to help conned out of MOP 485,000 by ex-colleague

A local man was arrested on Thursday for defrauding his ex-colleague out of MOP 485,000 after claiming that he was able to help the victim’s mother get back HK$200,000 which she had lost in an online dating scam.

21 Sep, 2020

Man charged with child sex abuse

A security guard was arrested on Sunday for the sexual abuse of a 9-year-old girl more than 10 times on multiple occasions.

17 Sep, 2020