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Sixteen Hongkongers arrested in police swoop on bookmaking syndicate that laundered over HK$180 million in 10 months

Hong Kong police have arrested 16 people in a clampdown on a bookmaking syndicate which pocketed and laundered more than HK$180 million (US$23 million) in crime proceeds over 10 months.During the operation, officers froze bank accounts containing HK$6.8 million they suspected the gang bagged through illegal gambling business.According to police, the ring used an overseas website that offered a variety of online gambling games, such as baccarat and poker as well as mahjong.Hong Kong police crack…


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