27-year-old man arrested for taking illegal football bets worth HK$1m in Lam Tin during World Cup

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23rd November 2022 – (Hong Kong) During the World Cup, the East Kowloon Regional Special Duty Team launched an anti-illegal gambling operation yesterday (22nd) based on reports and in-depth investigations. The police officers intercepted a suspicious-looking man on Pik Wan Road, Lam Tin, and seized a mobile phone on him, which contained suspected football betting records with a face value of about HK$1 million. The man (27 years old) was arrested on suspicion of “illegally taking bets”. He is currently being detained for investigation.

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