Police bust fraudsters posing as HK students
Police arrested a group of people who swindled money and cellphones from young women while posing as students from Hong Kong. The police caught nine suspects, all from Anhui province, in a fast-food restaurant. They are accused of committing more than 20 acts of fraud involving hundreds of thousands of yuan in the city. The police say the suspects practiced their fake accents by watching Hong Kong dramas. on Wednesday after completing a 162-day, 30,000 km voyage in the Pacific Ocean. Researchers collected 10.6 metric tons of polymetallic nodules as samples for further research on ore dressing and smelting, said spokesman Liu Fanglan. Polymetallic nodules contain copper, nickel, cobalt and manganese, as well as rare earth minerals. 100 pieces of shrapnel remain in Yu’s body following the explosion in 2003. He was defusing bombs that had been left at a hotel in Harbin when one exploded, leaving him blind in one eye, deaf in his right ear and with a badly injured leg. He was transferred to Beijing in August after falling into a coma.