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Bus Driver Arrested for Using Fake Card to Pay Casinos

25 August 2004

MACAU – As reported by the Ponto Final: "Macau police announced on Tuesday the arrest of a Hong Kong mini-bus driver who allegedly used a fake credit card to pay back a HK $ 90,000 debt to loansharks in Hong Kong.

"According to a police spokesman, the 60-year old suspect, surnamed Leung, was arrested on Sunday, following a tip-off by a casino operator in Macau's Outer Harbour.

"…The spokesman said the suspect told police he had used the credit card for three consecutive days last week to buy junket-gaming chips worth HK $ 350,000.

"The spokesman also said the suspect told police he had been forced by several loansharks in Hong Kong to use the fake credit card at the casino in Macau in order to pay them back a HK $ 90,000 debt…"

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