Triads in Hong Kong

in Transnational Crime

Crime statistics obtained from the Hong Kong Police Force show that the number of incidents linked to the organized crime syndicates known as the Triads have increased in recent years.

Between 2010 to 2012, the number of incidents in Hong Kong lined to the Triads increased by nearly 15 percent.

In the first half of 2013, there were 988 triad-related crimes reported in Hong Kong.

Source:  Ramy Inocencio, “Transformers versus the triads of Hong Kong: the sequel,” CNN, October 25, 2013.

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