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Macau Police Officers Detained over Casino Junket Extortion Claims

Macau Police Officers Detained over Casino Junket Extortion Claims

Macau police cleverness officers had been arrested for presumably running casino extortion racket targeting VIP junket operators which are regarded as working together with a major gambling venue within the Chinese administrative region, regional news reported on Friday.

In accordance with reports, 12 officers from the criminal cleverness device of Macau’s Public protection Police were arrested during Thursday raids. Plus it seems that some of these detained are keeping posts that are senior the force for longer than ten years.

The extortion racket had been run for quite some time and had allegedly targeted several VIP junket operators dealing with one of many major gambling enterprises in the gambling hub that is popular. Most of the time, gambling venues hire junket organizations to attract high roller players from Mainland Asia plus the Asia-Pacific region and to attract them to Macau.

An unnamed source reported that an extortion racket was indeed run by the arrested officers and so they demanded money from one or several junket companies running in the casino. According to the source, the amount of money those mixed up in racket had gathered wouldn’t be ‘inconsiderable.’

The investigation was led by the city’s Judiciary Police as well as the officers were detained right after Alan Ho’s trial for running a prostitution racket inside resort Lisboa started. Ho, considered to be the nephew of casino mogul Stanley Ho, had been arrested early in 2015. Continue reading Macau Police Officers Detained over Casino Junket Extortion Claims