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  1. 3 lawyers convicted in Shanghai Land case

    Posted Sep 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Three lawyers are among six convicted in a fraud case linked to a HK$2.15 billion bank loan taken out by disgraced Shanghai tycoon Chau Ching-ngai to finance a takeover bid. ... and one count of making false representation from April 2002 to August 2003. The convicted lawyers were Fan Cho-man, 41; Donald Koo Hoi-yan, 53, then partner of Koo and Partners who gave legal ...

  2. Professor convicted of fraudulent rent claim

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu A former Chinese University professor was convicted yesterday of cheating the university out of $1.5 million in rental allowances. Paul Chan Wing-yiu, 52, pleaded guilty ... lecturer in the university's community and family medicine department was given a suspended sentence upon conviction of a similar charge. Edith Lau Ming-chu lied to the university when she ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted Feb 10th 2011, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of the winning company. However, this is all relatively small beer compared to the US$6.4 billion lawsuit it faces from Irving Picard, the US-appointed trustee for investment businesses of convicted ...

  5. Gome gets 2 board members with ties to jailed founder

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing The battle between the management of Gome Electrical Appliances Holding and its jailed founder Wong Kwong-yu may be at a temporary end after two of Wong's representatives were appointed as board directors yesterday. Shareholders ...

  6. Ex-casino manager jailed for laundering

    Posted May 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and in 2002 convicted of illegal bookmaking with Chik and his wife's sister. They were sentenced to 12 to 18 months in jail. After their release, they returned to Hong Kong and were arrested ... Appeal but proved unsuccessful. Macau prosecutors found the betting operation booked proceeds of HK$187 million from 1999 to 2000. The Hong Kong conviction focused on HK$228 million in proceeds ...

  7. Beijing's mafia justice for lawyer they won't lock up but can't set free

    Posted Jun 13th 2010, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Paul Mooney Gao Zhisheng, a former coal miner, soldier, self-trained lawyer, Christian and ex-party member, was once recognised by the Ministry of Justice as one of the mainland's top 10 lawyers for his pro bono work. However, he ran afoul of authori ...

  8. Casino manager awaits sentence over laundering

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough A former VIP gambling room manager at the Casino Lisboa has been convicted of laundering the proceeds from a Macau-based HK$400 million illegal horse-race betting operation ... but convicted of illegal bookmaking and sentenced to between 12 and 18 months in jail. After they got out of jail, the three were arrested in Hong Kong separately and charged together with Yeung's ...

  9. 3 found guilty of conspiracy to commit fraud

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... The courtroom was packed with families and friends of the defendants, including legislator Chim Pui-chung, who said he knew the Tsang couple. Some burst into tears after the five were convicted. Grand Field saga 5 of the 6 defendants including Tsang couple now await sentencing For their offences, the five convicts face a maximum prison sentence of, in years,: 7 The judge took a week to reach ...

  10. Former CLSA director jailed for insider dealing

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... sentencing brings to nine the number of people convicted of insider trading in the past 12 months, with five now behind bars. The maximum penalty for insider dealing is 10 years in jail and a HK$10 ... was made a criminal offence in 2003, the first conviction was only obtained last year. In addition to the jail term, Lam was fined HK$69,000 - the profit earned by his wife in trading ...




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