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  1. In Brief

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... three-year terms. Same again at the ICAC Laura Cha Shih May-lung has been reappointed to chair the advisory committee on corruption for the Independent Commission Against Corruption, and Michael Sze ...

  2. ICAC charges 44 over HK$9m loans fraud

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung The ICAC charged 44 four people with using false documents to defraud a finance company of hire purchase loans worth HK$9 million. The Independent Commission Against Corruption alleges that Lee Tung-sang, who formerly ran a karaoke equipment business, and Vernon Lee, formerly of Public Finance, conspired with 80 purported buyers of the equipment to obtain ...

  3. Jockey Club members raided in bribery probe

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... which began at about 6.30am yesterday, were still going on last night but the Independent Commission Against Corruption declined to comment or reveal whether any arrest was made. The Jockey Club ... and Jockey Club voting member John Terrence Hung was refused leave to appeal against a conviction for accepting an advantage to help with a membership application. He was jailed for two years in July ...

  4. ICAC seeks frozen millions of dead corrupt officer

    Posted May 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as the government prepared to set up the Independent Commission Against Corruption. It was not clear when or where Lui, who was 90, died. Media reports in Canada said it was in Vancouver. About 80 family members and friends gathered at Forest Lawn cemetery in Burnaby, British Columbia, for a Taoist funeral on Thursday. Two other members of the corrupt quartet are also known to have died- Nan Kong, ...

  5. ICAC puts evidence on display

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang It is merely a simple lunchbox, but when ICAC investigators found it several years ago, it held 132 Hong Kong identity cards- key evidence that helped the graft-busters break up a medical insurance scam. The lunchbox is one of many exhibits that will be on display to the public during open days at the Independent Commission Against Corruption in North Point, ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to table the proposal to the Finance Committee on December 4. Corruption figures 'steady' The Independent Commission Against Corruption has received 1,842 reports of private-sector corruption in the first 10 months of the year, compared to 1,851 reports in the same period last year. Commissioner Timothy Tong Hin-ming attributed the 'steady' figures to the reviving ...

  7. Economic downturn prompts concerns about corruption

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But The sluggish economy has prompted worries among one-quarter of Hongkongers who anticipate a rise in corruption cases this year, the annual survey by the graft-busting agency reveals. The concerns were borne out by data released by the Independent Commission Against Corruption yesterday that showed a 23 per cent surge in graft reports to 811 in the first three months ...

  8. False alarm

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Police bomb disposal officers investigate after a suspicious bag was found outside the Tsuen Wan office of the Independent Commission Against Corruption yesterday morning. A robot was used to carry out a controlled explosion on the object, which was later confirmed to be an empty rubbish bag. About 200 people were evacuated from two buildings during the operation. ...

  9. Crisis may spur rise in corruption cases, ICAC chief warns

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung, Joshua But and Phyllis Tsang The number of corruption complaints may rise during the financial crunch, Independent Commission Against Corruption chief Timothy Tong Hin-ming has warned. 'From the experience of the Asian financial crisis 10 years ago, corruption reports about the private sector rose by 30 per cent,' he told the Legislative ...

  10. Legco rejected ICAC advice over expenses

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was rejected, ICAC officials have revealed. The Independent Commission Against Corruption also suggested that legislators be allowed to claim only what they actually spent. Alternatively, it proposed, such expenses could be made non- accountable in the form of a taxable lump-sum allowance. The recommendations were made in a review conducted by the ICAC's corruption-prevention department in 2005, ...




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