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December 14, 2016
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April 4, 2002
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May 31, 1950
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WELL'of 44 4 P.. ASSIFIC;ATiO y ol") Approved For I'pL2?, 00457R0(,W'~9 H R 100 C" pro. R T CONFIDENTIAL =_I ,^ ` 1aterfront Lawlessness in Macao X1 ALLAGE ',?.QUIRED CD No. 25X1A OA " ' DISTR. 3k ;:13~ 50 NO, OF PAGES -. NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW D 1% ?E OF SUPPLEMENT TO NFO. to Lu~;;age carriers along the Macao waterfront are now large groins of racket- ears who follow landing passengers and demand D aynents of from three to five Macao dollars for each niece of luggage. If they do not get what they want, they give the traveler a beating or take his lu.ggzge or money by force. 2, If the racketeers meet a person, who cannot carry his own lug ge, they demand twenty to thirty Macao dollars apiece. On 30 March, a. Chinese arriving from Macao on the SS HU M`: TN was forced to y V;.33OO fo. eleven pieces of luggage. When luggage is unloaded on the viers from incoming ships, the racketeers surround the baggage and denand high fees for carrying it, letting neither the owner nor his relatives or friends carry it away themselves. 3. The racketeers follow travelers to ticket-selling, offices and agencies and demand commissions on the grounds that they brought the custor^er to the agency. They have so intimidated the shinning con-nanies with threats that those fires do not d .a,re protest to the Macao authorities. This document is hereby regraded to CONFIDENTIAL in accordance with the latter of 18 October 1978 from the Director of Central Intelligence to the Archivist of the United States. Next Review Date: 2008 Navy rasas_ .__~"~~. ie6i1oia AIR I I FBI I! Ir I I I CONFIDENTIAL Approved For Release 2002/08/07 : CIA-RDP82-00457R004900590009-9 25X1X 25X1