Three men face five charges in extortion investigation
Broadcast time: 12:36
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
On Monday, May 2, 2011, 42 Division officers arrested three men in connection with an
ongoing extortion investigation.
It is alleged that:
− the group is known to advertise in Chinese news publications, offering loans,
− the accused men prey upon the vulnerability of gamblers who attend casinos throughout
Ontario, and are in need of fast cash, and sometimes accompany groups to the casinos,
− the group then collects an inflated amount of interest from their victims, sometimes making it
impossible to ever pay back the original loan amount,
− victims have reported threats of violence if repayment is not made.
SunMing Chan, 46, of Toronto, has been charged with:
1) Attempt Obstruct justice,
Kwok Kong Leung, 46, of Toronto, has been charged with:
2) Attempt Obstruct justice.
Kin Sing Cheung, 29, of Markham has been charged with:
They were scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East, on Tuesday, May 3,
2011, room 412, at 10:00am.
The victims have been cooperative with police.
Police believe there may be more victims.
ID: 20974 1/2
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416−808−4200, Crime Stoppers
anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your
message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook.
Constable Tony Vella, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jason Cole, 42 Division
ID: 20974 2/2