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  1. City Digest

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Carson Yeung claims bank allowed delayed payment Lawyers for troubled tycoon Carson Yeung Ka-sing, 51, owner of Birmingham City soccer club, told the High Court yesterday that a bank manager allowed Yeung to delay mortgage repayments because his assets were frozen in connection with alleged money laundering. The lawyers were fighting an application by Wing Hang Bank to take ...

  2. Man facing prison for embezzling $400,000

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... leaving the payee blank. He had then used a friend's bank account to deposit some of the cheques before transferring the money to his own account. Barrister Albert Poon Ying-yin for Lam said he had committed the offence while under financial pressure to pay for his son's studies in England, and his daughter's treatment for lupus erythematosus, an immune system disorder. ...

  3. Briefs

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Land Rover suing HK companies for name theft Land Rover, the British 4x4 car manufacturer with a 63-year history, is suing Hong Kong's England Land Rover Co, registered two years ago, for allegedly pinching its name. The company has only one director, Wu Xiao Chun, who also registered a UK Landrover Group Ltd in England last year. Land Rover wants the Hong Kong company to change its ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Cousin of Bank of East Asia chairman in Hong Kong guilty of HK$10m fraud

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Relative of David Li took an ex-lover and her mother on overseas trips in plan to convince them to put millions into bogus investment company Bank chief's cousin guilty of HK$10 m scam A cousin of Bank of East Asia chairman David Li Kwok-po was convicted of fraud yesterday for scheming to get a former girlfriend and her mother to put ...

  5. Murder, bank fraud 'despicable'

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A handyman who killed a 74-year-old man before impersonating him to withdraw HK$600,000 from banks was jailed for life yesterday. Mr Justice Darryl Saw ... counts of fraud in stealing HK$600,000 from Tang's bank accounts at HSBC and Bank of China on the day following Tang's death. The court heard that Ng, who impersonated Tang by donning ...

  6. Bank gets stuck with drug-money buck

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jake van der Kamp HSBC's top executives apologised yesterday for 'shameful' mistakes made concerning the bank's lax anti-money laundering controls. The bank set aside ... laundering as proven fact without having obtained a conviction in a court of law. As a scapegoat for having failed in their own duties they pick on the bank. It is indeed justice worthy of a US ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Tough money laundering law

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... it was. It does not need to be proved that it was the proceeds of crime. One might expect one, if not both, of those elements to be required. In England, in contrast, they generally are. One is asked about differences between law in England (actually England and Wales; Welsh contributions are overlooked), and Hong Kong. The two legal systems have been close, sharing the foundation ...

  8. Age crisis prompts fears for judiciary

    Posted Apr 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Half of all top-tier judges will reach retirement age over the next five years, prompting fears of a fall in standards in the judiciary. The South China Morning Post, can reveal that half of the 38 judges working in the Co ...

  9. Sun Yee On crackdown was six years in the making

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com A Shenzhen police crackdown last week on a gang linked to Hong Kong's Sun Yee On triad was six years in the making. And it has cost some officials their jobs because of their suspected ties to organised crime, accordi ...

  10. Evidence probe delays fraud trial

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... seized computer material. A lawyer for one of five defendants in the fraud trial, who are charged with dishonestly applying for lines of credit worth HK$33 million from various banks between 2001 ... information to the defendants so they could decide on their next step. According to the allegations in the criminal case, applications for letters of credit were made to five banks: Bank of China, DBS ...




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