Briefs | Av. Colonel Mesquita crash leaves 90-year-old injured

A 90-year-old man was injured in a traffic accident on Avenida do Colonel Mesquita yesterday. The accident occurred on the zebra crossing next to the Dom Bosco Soccer Field. The Public Security Police Force  suspects that the accident was caused by a motorcyclist who did not stop to let the senior cross. Bandages were left at the scene after paramedics departed. The man, who was slipping in and out of consciousness, was taken to the government hospital to treat wounds on the back of his head, both his arms and his left leg.

Mainland TV station may have illegally broadcast drawing

A mainland television show recently broadcast Mario Ho, son of local tycoon Stanley Ho, had drawn on a wall opposite the Cinematheque Passion on Travessa do Paixão. It has stirred a debate as to whether the broadcast was legal. Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, Director of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), said it was within the Cultural Affairs Bureau’s (IC) authority if it involved a cultural heritage building, adding that approval to shoot in Macau is monitored by either the IC or the Municipal Affairs Bureau. Cleanliness of public places is governed by the General Regulations Governing Public Places.

RMB250,000 scammed from university students

A scam recently reported to the Judiciary Police (PJ) involved a mainland university student currently studying in Macau. Initially, she received a call from a so-called courier company. The caller told her illegal goods were found in a parcel addressed to her. After denying that she had ordered these items, she was connected to a supposed police officer in Shanghai who requested her personal data, including her Wechat account. Later, she submitted her ID image, date of birth and residential address on Wechat, before being asked to apply for online banking services. In total the victim said she transferred a total of RMB250,000 to the scammer.

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