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Four women and three men, aged between 43 and 71, were arrested for their suspected involvement in unlawful remote gambling activities.
The police said in a statement that the seven suspects were arrested during an enforcement operation on Wednesday (Dec 9) and Thursday (Dec 10).
The enforcement, which was conducted by the Criminal Investigation Department, targeted syndicated remote gambling activities.
The police added that they are also investigating two other men, aged 74 and 75, for their suspected involvement in unlawful remote gambling activities.
"The nine people are believed to have acted as an agent for unlawful remote gambling activities and they will be investigated for offences under the Remote Gambling Act 2014," said the police.
"Cash amounting to more than $170,000 and gambling-related paraphernalia were seized during the operation."
Investigations are ongoing.
Under the Remote Gambling Act 2014, those who organise, manage or supervise remote gambling by others in accordance with arrangements made by a principal of the agent, shall be liable on conviction to a fine of not less than $20,000, and not more than $200,000, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years, or to both.
Additionally, any person who assists in providing unlawful remote gambling service for another shall be liable on conviction to a fine of not less than $20,000, and not more than $200,000, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years, or to both.
The police said they will continue to clamp down on criminal activities, including remote gambling.
"Those found engaging in illicit activities will be dealt with sternly in accordance with the law," added the police.