Po­lice bust fraud­sters pos­ing as HK stu­dents

China Daily (Canada) - - CHINA -

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.

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