Chau Wai Kuong

    Chau Wai Kuong is the director of Macau’s Judiciary Police.

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    Gambling-related kidnappings rise over last 12 months

    Gambling-related kidnappings and arson saw a significant hike over the past twelve months in Macau, says the director of the Judiciary Police, Chau Wai Kuong, reports Macau Daily Times. According to Chau, the twelve month period ending May 2017 saw 523 cases of kidnapping, and 413 cases of loan sharking in relation to the gaming […]

    PJ asks operators to prioritize frontline security

    The Judiciary Police on Tuesday urged casino operators to prioritize security on the frontlines, Macau TDM reports. Judiciary Police director Chau Wai Kuong says they are currently analyzing the reports submitted by the city’s six gaming operators on their proposed updated security measures. “The existing gaming enterprises have to strengthen the frontline staff, especially the security areas […]

    PJ appoints gaming crimes division director

    Macau’s Judiciary Police (PJ) has appointed Luis Leong as the new director of its gaming-related crimes division (GCD), local media reports. Chau Wai Kuong, the director of PJ, administered the inaugurations for Leong on Monday, according to a report from Macau Business. Mr. Leong was formerly the vice director of GCD, joining the PJ in […]

    Gaming-related crimes up 19.2 percent in 2016

    Gaming related crimes in Macau grew 19.2 percent for the full year 2016, says Judiciary Police (PJ) chief Chau Wai Kuong. 1,851 gaming-related cases were opened in 2016, an increase of 384 cases compared to the 1,467 in 2015. Of the gaming-related crimes, 503 were related to illegal kidnapping, while 441 cases were related to […]

    Judiciary police to keep an eye on Huang Shan case

    Macau’s Judiciary police says it will be following up on the recent appearance of alleged junket thief Huang Shan in Vietnam through the International Criminal Police Organization, local media reports. In October, it was reported that the former Macau junket boss, suspected of embezzling an estimated $1.3 billion of Macau casino junket investor funds, turned […]

    Gaming crime goes up: PJ

    Macau’s Judiciary Police (PJ) has revealed crimes related to gaming have increased 33 percent in the first five months of the year, local media reports. Director Chau Wai Kuong made the remarks during an award ceremony commemorating the 56th anniversary of the Judiciary Police at the PJ headquarters in Zape. According to Chau, a major […]

    Risk of terrorist attack in Macau low

    Judiciary Police Director, Chau Wai Kuong said the risk of a terrorist attack in Macau is “relatively low,” playing down the findings of a recent report from a security consultancy.  According to a recent report by Hong Kong based security consultancy Steve Vickers & Associates, cities such as Macau could see a “spectacular” terrorist attack […]