HK authorities arrests Crostini director after sudden halt of retail stores


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Hong Kong Customs has arrested the director of local bakery chain Crostini, as it is suspected of engaging in wrongful acceptance of payment in the sale of cake coupons or gift vouchers, in contravention of the Trade Descriptions Ordinance (TDO).This comes after Crostini suddenly halted operations for all of its retail stores on 13 September, leading to some consumers reportedly requesting for refunds of prepaid cake coupons. According to its press statement, the customs said it has been paying close attention to the incident and called on members of the public affected by the incident to provide information. On 22...