Hong Kong Handover: Newspaper raided
Thursday 05 June 1997
Six executives from the English language Hong Kong Standard newspapers were arrested and the homes and offices of executives were raided by the ICAC, which has wide powers of search and arrest.
In a statement, the ICAC accused the Hong Kong Standard and Sunday Standard of "fraudulently and systematically" inflating circulation figures `to deceive a "UK based circulation audit company and local advertising clients".
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