Tag Archives: loan sharking
- Macau casino loan-sharking operation proving tough to kill
July 12, 2017
Macau police have broken up a loan sharking ring that they thought they’d already broken up earlier this year. Twice. This week, Macau’s Judiciary Police (PJ) announced the arrests of 15 mainland Chinese individuals suspected of involvement in a loan sharking operation that targeted gamblers at local casinos. Raids on...
- Macau police bust loan shark gang that preyed on casino dealers
July 5, 2016
Macau authorities have broken up a group of loan sharks that preyed on casino dealers. On Monday, Macau Business Daily reported that local police had arrested 10 individuals suspected of targeting casino staff, particularly dealers, with high-interest loans. The group has reportedly been operating in Macau for around five years...
- Loan shark targeting New Zealand casino customers banned from lending
October 5, 2015
An Auckland loan shark who targeted New Zealand casino gamblers has been fined and banned from lending. Yuan Rong Yang, former owner of Sunway Finance Limited and money lender to Auckland’s Chinese community and gamblers at SkyCity Auckland casino, has been fined $22,500 and banned from lending indefinitely by Auckland...
- Loan shark, gambling ring bust lead to eight arrests
June 15, 2015
Eight people were arrested on June 11 on charges of operating a large-scale gambling and loan sharking operation in New York state's Rockland and Westchester counties, New York City, Long Island, Pennsylvania and Florida. The arrests concluded a 10-month undercover investigation, labeled 'Operation Rock Bottom,' into illegal loan sharking activity,...
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March 21, 2017
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August 10, 2017