Police appoint new Gaming-related and Economic Crimes Investigation Department Director

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has sworn-in Sou Sio Keong, an investigator with experience in online crime cases, as the new Director of its Gaming-related and Economic Crimes Investigation Department.

A law graduate Sou joined the PJ Directorate in 1995, having worked as a criminal investigator, sub-inspector and inspector.

Between 2009 and January 2021, Sou headed the PJ’s Online Crimes Investigation Unit, until he replaced Luís Leong as the Gaming-related and Economic Crimes Investigation Department acting director, and being now officially appointed as head of the department.

According to the PJ, Sou possesses ‘excellent skills’ in dealing with credit card forgery cases, online dating scams, as well as scams related to the life of the population, having previously been awarded a Mention of Exceptional Merit.

The current Gaming of Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) Director, Adriano Ho, also headed the Gaming-related and Economic Crimes Investigation Department from 2012 to 2014.

Sou was officialised in his new position in a PJ sworn-in ceremony on March 30 for seven new PJ department heads.

Apart from Sou, the following appointments include, Lai Man Vai as head of the PJ’s Security Department; Long Hon Wai, as head of the Computer Crime Investigation Division, Chong Kam Leong, as head of the Forensic Informatics Division, Lai Chio Hong, as head of the Special Investigation Division, Chang Chi Fai, as head of the State Security Operational Support Division, and Chan Lai Cheng, as head of the General Division for State Security Affairs.