TDM Radio Macau reported that the first court session of the trial involving former junket boss Alvin Chau and 20 other defendants is scheduled for September 2.
Former chief of Sun City, once the city’s top junket operator, is faced with the crime of leading the illegal exploitation and promotion of “secret societies or societies”, gambling and money laundering.
Public broadcasters added that the amount involved in the alleged illegal betting activity exceeded HK $ 800 billion.
Under the Macau Organized Crimes Act, secret societies or societies are organizations established to gain illegal interests or interests, and their existence is evidenced by an agreement to commit several criminal offenses.
In November 2021, Suncity Group Holdings Ltd, then CEO of junket operator Suncity and leader of a Hong Kong-listed division, suspected cross-border gambling by authorities in Wenzhou, mainland China. After issuing an arrest warrant in Hong Kong, he was detained by the Macau police authorities. Activity.