Crime

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

Macau resident jailed for filming in men’s toilets for over a year

A Macau resident was arrested for filming in men's toilets in Hac Sa Beach, in Coloane, the Public Security Police (PSP) announced today.

13 May, 2020

Trio forge documents for overstayers

A mainlander holding a family visit permit suspected of having entered into a sham marriage and producing forged arrival cards was arrested with his “wife”, a middleman and two overstayers last week.

12 May, 2020

37 schoolgirls say man sexually harassed them

A total of 37 schoolgirls have complained about a man who sexually harassed them outside their school.

9 May, 2020

Man nabbed for offering to sell consumption subsidy card

A 36-year-old jobless local man who offered to sell his government-issued consumption subsidy smartcard through a social media chat group, was arrested on Wednesday.

8 May, 2020

Police urge residents to be wary of bogus stock investment text messages

The Judiciary Police (PJ) urged residents on Tuesday to be wary of possibly fraudulent text messages offering them an investment opportunity. 

6 May, 2020

3 overstayers nabbed over forged arrival cards

A mainland overstayer was arrested last Thursday for buying and selling forged arrival cards.

6 May, 2020

Trio nabbed for online scam, HK$3.8 million seized

Three locals comprising a married couple and a second man, including the suspected kingpin, were arrested on Wednesday for cheating four local women aged between 20 to 30 out of MOP 1.43 million.

1 May, 2020

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