Crime

CCAC detects MOP 1-million continuing education subsidy scam

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) recently detected a subsidy scam involving a local education centre defrauding the government-funded Continuing Education Development Plan.

30 Apr, 2020

Woman suspects her ID used 3 times to buy facemasks

A local woman who suspects that her ID card data has been used three times by someone to buy facemasks from pharmacies reported the case to the police last Saturday.

30 Apr, 2020

3 mainlanders nabbed in people-smuggling case

Two men and a woman were arrested and a speedboat was seized on Monday in another people-smuggling case.

29 Apr, 2020

Man jailed in mainland handed to Macau for trial for 4 robberies in 1990s

A 55-year-old local man surnamed Mak, allegedly involved in four armed robberies before Macau’s return to the motherland in 1999, was on Monday transferred to Macau by the Guangdong Public Security Bureau.

28 Apr, 2020

Court adjourns IPIM graft trial

The Court of First Instance (TJB) on Monday adjourned the trial of the ex-president of the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), Jackson Chang, and his 25 co-defendants for corruption and a string of other alleged crimes.

28 Apr, 2020

Mongolian caught for month-long shoplifting spree

A Mongolian man was arrested on Sunday for an over month-long shoplifting spree and a quantity of stolen goods has been seized.

24 Apr, 2020

7 cheated out of MOP 9 million in department store cash voucher scam

A local man has been arrested, suspected of cheating at least seven local residents out of over MOP 9 million by reselling a local department store’s cash vouchers that have couldn’t provide last year.

23 Apr, 2020

12 nabbed for 9-million-pataca health voucher fraud

Twelve men and women have been arrested for using more than 11,000 local ID cards since May last year to obtain digital health vouchers through fraudulent methods.

22 Apr, 2020

Man kills wife with wooden stools (Update)

Local man arrested on Tuesday after killing his wife with two stools in their flat on Sunday.

22 Apr, 2020

Macau resident kills wife over gambling dispute

A 67-year-old Macau resident surnamed "Lei" confessed on Monday that he murdered his wife on Sunday due to money disputes, the Judiciary Police (PJ) announced today.

21 Apr, 2020

Woman found dead in kitchen, murder suspect nabbed

A woman was found dead with scalp lacerations in the kitchen of a flat on Monday and an aggravated murder suspect has been arrested.

21 Apr, 2020

8 nabbed in people-smuggling case

A public relations staff and a security guard were arrested on Saturday for smuggling six mainlanders into Macau and arranging hotel rooms for them, while two mainlanders were arrested later that day for using forged documents to enter the city

16 Apr, 2020

NGO worker buying PPE cheated out of MOP 849,000

A local woman working for a non-governmental organisation told the police that she had been cheated out of 750,000 yuan (849,000 patacas) when purchasing personal protective equipment to be donated.

15 Apr, 2020

Crimes drop 28.4% in Q1 amid COVID-19 crisis

The police recorded 2,380 crime cases in the first quarter, a year-on-year drop of 28.4%.

8 Apr, 2020

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