The Macao police have detained a suspect who allegedly used
counterfeit Hong Kong-dollar notes on over 30 occasions, local
press reported Friday.
The Macao Post Daily quoted police sources as saying that the
police conducted the apprehension Thursday after a manager of a
local guesthouse filed the criminal complaints on the suspect.
The 51-year-old suspect, surnamed Ma, was believed to pass 1,
000-Hong-Kong-dollar bills during at least 20 trips to Macao, said
The detainee has been transferred to the Public Prosecution for
further investigations and possible arraignment.
(Xinhua News Agency February 2, 2007)