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The Xi Mihua case|The fifth defendant, Zhang Zhijian, admitted that he was operating a gambling bottom and said that Zhou Zhuohua agreed to refer customers

2022-09-23T02:28:04.603Z

The founder of the Macau Suncity Group, "Ximihua" Zhou Zhuohua, was arrested in Macau in November last year and charged with 289 counts, including founding and directing a criminal group, money laundering and illegal gambling. The government underpaid 8.26 billion yuan in gambling



Zhou Zhuohua, founder of the Macau Suncity Group, was arrested in Macau last November and charged with a total of 289 counts, including founding and directing a criminal group, money laundering and illegal gambling.


Macau media reported that the case was continued this afternoon (22nd), and Zhou Zhuohua reiterated in court that he did not know the system of the underside of gambling (belonging to the peripheral gambling law), and said that he had saved the case with the fourth defendant, the vice president of Suncity’s Information Technology Department, Ma. In the past eight or nine years of cell phone conversations, Tian Lun said that he had never discussed the betting system with the other party. "You can ask the police officer to check our cell phone."


The fifth defendant, Zhang Zhijian, was also questioned in court today. He admitted that he had a private gambling business. He also met Zhou Zhuohua in 2013 and hoped that the other party would refer the guests of the gambling ground. The other party also agreed at the time, but he pointed out that he and Zhou Zhuohua were friends relationship, its gambling business has nothing to do with Suncity Group.

The trial will continue tomorrow (23rd), and it is expected that Zhang Zhijian will continue to be questioned.


Zhou Zhuohua, nicknamed "Ximihua", is involved in various fields such as gaming, entertainment, and film and television.

(File photo/Photo by Fu Xiangding)

Ma Tianlun pointed out that he was entrusted by "Zhou Zhuohua's partner" Zhang Zhijian to design the bottom system

According to Macau media reports, the fourth defendant in the case, Ma Tianlun, the vice president of Suncity’s Information Technology Department, said earlier that he was entrusted by the fifth defendant in the case, Zhang Zhijian, to design the gambling bottom system, and described the other party as "Zhou Zhuohua's partner". .

Ma Tianlun said in court today that he had worked for a number of Suncity shareholders and "wouldn't tell Zhou Sheng to listen to everything." "I was very interested, so I helped the other party find a mainland company to set up another system "opsman", but the two are independent systems and have nothing to do with it.

As for receiving emails from Suncity Group and assisting in the deletion and concealment of information related to telco, Ma Tianlun pointed out that he just deleted or concealed the data as instructed, and he did not know whether the data should be checked by the Bureau of BoC.

Zhou Zhuohua reiterated his ignorance, saying that he had never discussed the betting system with Ma Tianlun's mobile phone

Zhou Zhuohua responded to Ma Tianlun's statement in court, reiterating that he had no knowledge of the gambling backside system, and that both the new and old Suncity computer systems "Sunpeople" were not compatible with the backside business, and said that he had no impression that Ma Tianlun had allowed Ma Tianlun to accept Zhang Zhijian's request. Provide "opsman".

He emphasized that he was only telling the facts, and said that he had kept the phone conversations he had with Ma Tianlun for the past eight or nine years, and that he never discussed the gambling bottom system. It has never been mentioned, so it is unclear and impossible to verbally promise Zhang Zhijian to set up the relevant system.

He continued that he never spent time with Ma Tianlun and Zhang Zhijian.

The fifth defendant, Zhang Zhijian, admitted to operating the bottom line of gambling but the business had nothing to do with Suncity

When the fifth defendant in the case, Zhang Zhijian, was questioned in court today, he admitted that there were two private companies responsible for operating the gambling floor, and each had employees to contact customers and manage numbers.

Zhang Zhijian pointed out that he had an appointment with Zhou Zhuohua in 2013, and hoped that the other party would refer the guests who were gambling bottom, and the other party also agreed at that time.

However, he pointed out that he is a friend of Zhou Zhuohua, and his gambling business has nothing to do with Suncity Group.

Prosecutors showed several clips and text messages in court, in which Zhang Zhijian addressed Zhou Zhuohua as "old slender", and there was a note in the accounting documents of the betting company that "Brother Hua has notified that food and goods will start on February 1."

However, Zhou Zhuohua insisted that the bottom of the bet has nothing to do with Sun City, and many other people called Zhou Zhuohua "old and thin". As for Brother Hua in the remarks, he did not know who he was referring to.

The trial will continue tomorrow (23rd), and it is expected that Zhang Zhijian will continue to be questioned.

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