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  1. HK$87m insider trader appeals against conviction

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Former Morgan Stanley managing director Du Jun, the city's biggest-ever insider trader, is seeking to appeal against his conviction and seven-year jail sentence. Du is nearly two years into the toughest sentence ever handed down for insider trading in Hong Kong. He appeared in the High Court yesterday for a direction hearing about his appeal before ...

  2. Egana insider trading conviction upheld

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih The Court of Final Appeal yesterday rejected an application by Sammy Ma Hon-kit and his wife Cordelia Tso Kin-wah against their conviction for insider dealing in shares of Egana Jewellery & Pearls. It followed a 2009 rejection by the Court of Appeal and brings to an end the first indictable insider dealing prosecution since it was made a criminal offence ...

  3. Ex-head's harassment convictions quashed

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Verdicts against a former primary school headmaster convicted of harassing four female teachers have been quashed on the grounds that his original trial was unfair. So Yau-hang, 53, will face a retrial on 10 charges of indecent assault on three of the teachers. So pleaded not guilty before Magistrate Gary Lam Kar-yan at Kwun Tong Court in November last year to 10 ...

  4. Sharp rise in conviction of bosses for late wages

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The number of employers convicted of delaying wage payments to their staff has soared since a team of former police officers began tracking down defaulters, including directors who spent company money on mainland mistresses, domestic helpers and concert tickets. There were 69 such convictions last year, the first full year since the former officers were engaged, ...

  5. Woman convicted and fined for operating unlicensed guest house

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.20pm: An unlicensed guesthouse operator in Sham Shui Po was convicted and fined $3,000 at the Kowloon City Magistrates' Courts on Wednesday. The court heard that the unlicensed guesthouse was located at 304 Ki Lung Street, Sham Shui Po. During a decoy operation on July 2 last year, an undercover police officer successfully rented a room at the guesthouse. ...

  6. Ex-director of Chinney convicted

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu A former director of Chinney Investment has been convicted of insider dealing after he bought six million shares of his company within 13 minutes on learning about a share placement proposal in 1999. The three-member insider dealing tribunal chaired by Mr Justice Michael McMahon concluded that Joseph Lau Chung-yin violated insider dealing rules when he was a corporate ...

  7. Executives jailed for their role in stock share scam

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... family, was sentenced to two years after being convicted of accepting a bribe from Li. Tan had denied the charge. Foo and Lin, who both pleaded guilty, were sentenced to two years each. ...

  8. Angry man joins race for the top job in city

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Kong law allows former convicts to run for public office five years after their release. 'If anyone would challenge my brief stay in Stanley Prison, it is a mistake. That is history.' ...

  9. Seoul stays on reform course

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Stephen Seawright

    ... to sack the chairman, Chey Tae-won, who was convicted last year of a multibillion dollar fraud at one of SK Corp's affiliates. Mr Chey served only seven months of his three-year jail sentence ...

  10. Bank officer jailed for 20 months

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow An HSBC customer service officer was jailed for 20 months yesterday for stealing more than $800,000 from bank clients to pay gambling debts. District Court Judge Barbara Chan So-han told Lai Fung-ping she had breached the trust placed in her ...




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