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  1. Surveillance case was not looking into corruption, court told

    Posted Jan 24th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The ICAC exceeded its powers by conducting surveillance on one of its own officers in a case that had nothing to do with corruption, a court was told yesterday. The challenge ... from the anti-graft body. Mr Cheng said his client's alleged offence of malingering did not fall under either the bribery or corruption laws under which the ICAC operated. 'We say ...

  2. Corrupt councillor gets year in jail

    Posted Jan 18th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... and corrupting nature. He said the defence had argued Wong needed money to subsidise his election campaign and relieve the financial burden of his office. 'Sadly, he has chosen a very wrong aim ... as part of the deal to renew its licence to operate a bus service for residents in the housing estate. The bus company director reported the case to the Independent Commission Against Corruption ...

  3. Pop star's corrupt father back in court

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... term last year. He said the Independent Commission Against Corruption claimed it had informed the prosecution team during the trial about the conviction of Eric Yang Yan-tak, chief ICAC ...

  4. Bribery trial adjourned for second time

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui A corruption trial was yesterday adjourned for the second time in the District Court to give the Department of Justice more time to respond to a defendant's claim ... charged with bribery, repeated his call for the Independent Commission Against Corruption to fully disclose its covert surveillance. After prosecutor David Fitzpatrick applied for another ...

  5. ICAC accused of acting in bad faith

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Corruption only on July 16, 2004, to approve the inclusion of Ms Wong on the witness protection programme. But both the courts and the counsel were given the impression that she had already been ... the press and the court to pressure the ICAC into releasing Ms Wong, a potential witness against the Semtech chairman in a corruption investigation. The two lawyers also deny a charge relating ...

  6. Days of reckoning

    Posted Jun 14th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Lam, Polly Hui

    ... the previous trial, he was defended by his good friend and fellow Australian, John McNamara, against his one-time ally, the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC). On the first day ... to private practice at the Bar, he was caught up in an earth-shattering scandal. The barrister was hit with four charges in relation to allegedly helping corrupt fellow prosecutor Warwick Reid escape ...

  7. Shock as lawyers are jailed over ICAC witness

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... as 'thorns in the side' of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, which brought the charges. The lawyers were accused of conspiring with Wong, former chairman of listed company Semtech ...

  8. Egan rejects press conspiracy claim

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... lover, Mandy Chui Man-si, 26, are accused of using the press and the courts to try to force the Independent Commission Against Corruption to release Becky Wong. The four deny a joint count ...

  9. Top ICAC man denies lying over induction

    Posted Apr 21st 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... counsel for solicitor Andrew Lam Ping-cheung, who is accused of conspiring with barrister Kevin Egan and two others to pressure the Independent Commission Against Corruption into releasing Ms ...

  10. Egan couldn't have said what he didn't believe, court told

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... was held by the Independent Commission Against Corruption against her will even after a government counsel told the court on July 15, 2004, that she was a participant in the WPP. Egan, 59, ...




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