Chan was involved in multiple criminal intimidation cases related to the entertainment industry in Hong Kong in the 1990s.
On May 4th, 1992, when Hong Kong singer Anita Mui got involved in a dispute with Wong Long-wai, a sub-boss of Chan's rival triad and CEO of a movie company, Chan ordered over 200 people to harass Wong. Wong was seriously injured and sent to the hospital. 3 days later, Chan disguised himself as a visitor and killed Wong in the hospital.
Chan was arrested on July 8th, 1992. On the night he was arrested, over 300 triad members surrounded the police station, demanding Chan to be released.
During Chan's binding over period, he travelled to Macau to watch the Grand Prix in 1993. On November 21st, Chan was ambushed and shot dead outside the hotel he lived in.