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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURT

    Pair convicted for posing as liaison office representatives

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 06:27pm

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Two men who posed as representatives from the central government’s liaison office to cheat eight businessmen and a Feng Shui master out of a total of more than HK$300,000 were convicted of fraud on Thursday. Wong Ho-Kay, 56, the mastermind behind a series of scams lasting one year from September 2012, pleaded guilty to nine charges of fraud ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURT

    Prison officers convicted of beating inmate claim court case was unfair

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com We couldn't give our side, jailed officers say Three prison officers convicted of assaulting a Taiwanese detainee who died the following day claimed ... to quash their conviction for inflicting serious bodily harm on Chen Chu-nan. The three, jailed for 16 months by the District Court in September, were released on bail in December, pending ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURT

    Timeline: The trial of Carson Yeung

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 09:37pm

    ... years and convicted of five charges of money laundering using accounts at Wing Lung Bank and HSBC between 2001 and 2007. Judge Yau argues that Yeung's sentence must include an "element ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURT

    Son's defamation lawsuit 'broke father's heart' after poster campaign

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 03:13am by Austin Chiu

    ... of his arrest. Turning to his son, he continued: "I brought you up and you framed me. How could I face the world? I am a poor man. I feel very pained." The father was convicted ...

  5. News - World - COURT

    WikiLeaks expects Bradley Manning to appeal ‘dangerous’ verdict

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 08:03am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday called US soldier Bradley Manning a “hero” and said he expected him to appeal after a military judge convicted him of espionage. Assange said the verdict had set a “dangerous precedent” and was an example of “national security extremism” from the Obama administration. He told journalists at a small ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURT

    Public housing tenant in money-laundering scam jailed for a decade

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 07:42pm by Austin Chiu and Enoch Yiu

    ... is the second-biggest since the conviction of mainlander Luo Juncheng in January for a HK$13 billion scam, which led to calls for the tighter regulation of banks. Lam Mei-ling, 61, was found guilty in the Court ... the money had been sent. Lawmaker Ronny Tong Ka-wah, a senior counsel, said the incident showed that the banking regulator should tighten rules. Despite the conviction, "we have to question ...

  7. News - China - COURT

    Environmentalist Liu Futang fined for exposing Hainan pollution scandals

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... for his release from custody. The conviction and plea deal will effectively silence the vocal activist, who has repeatedly revealed environmental degradation caused by government-backed projects in Hainan. Liu Jianqiang, an environmentalist and writer, called the conviction "an absolute retaliation", as well as the "suppression of an environmental dissident who tarnished ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURT

    Horse trainer Brian Kan Ping-chee loses appeal on jail term

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... sentence after his appeal against his conviction for election corruption was rejected. Kan, 75, who was on bail, must start serving his jail term immediately after Mr Justice Derek Pang Wai-cheong, ... As Kan's first appeal has been quashed, the prosecution will argue the sentence is too lenient and ask for a longer jail term. The former racehorse trainer was convicted in November last year ...

  9. Business - Companies - COURT

    Ex-chairman of CY Foundation Theodore Cheng guilty of fraud

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... vice-chairman Cheng Siwei, was convicted by the District Court of one count of conspiracy to defraud. Mr Justice Stanley Chan Kwong-chi said Cheng had deceived the company's board of directors ...



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