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  1. Bank gets stuck with drug-money buck

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jake van der Kamp HSBC's top executives apologised yesterday for 'shameful' mistakes made concerning the bank's lax anti-money laundering controls. The bank set aside ... laundering as proven fact without having obtained a conviction in a court of law. As a scapegoat for having failed in their own duties they pick on the bank. It is indeed justice worthy of a US ...

  2. HKMA investigating IPO bank sponsors

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... or are being taken to address the issues identified, usually with target completion dates', an HKMA spokeswoman said yesterday. A sponsor, usually an investment bank, takes a position ... Amanda Lee The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has sent recommendations to five bank sponsors on initial public offerings after criticisms by the securities regulator over the sponsor ...

  3. Deutsche Bank executives linked to fraud probe

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... persons for quoting favourable prices to them, thus enabling them to make profits in trading warrants. The 11 are also suspected of conspiring to defraud the bank and investing public by creating ... Simpson Cheung and Phyllis Tsang Two senior executives from international banking giant Deutsche Bank were among 11 people arrested by the ICAC in an investigation into alleged bribery ...

  4. Trio sought bank receipt for fake US bonds, court told

    Posted Aug 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... of the bonds they showed to the bank at a meeting 12 days later were counterfeit, the court was told. Mr Wong said the accused told the bank officers that they worked for Ju Huilong Finance Investment ... and one of using copies of false instruments. Mr Wong said the trio and a fourth person, Michele Wong- who has not been charged- met two HSBC officers at the bank's headquarters in Central ...

  5. HSBC drawn into US tax hunt in India

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Naomi Rovnick The United States government has taken steps towards investigating HSBC for potentially enabling tax evasion. The Department of Justice has demanded the bank reveal names of potentially thousands of American clients who allegedly opened secret accounts with the bank in India to evade taxes. The department has accused HSBC staff of telling US clients of Indian origin ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Cousin of Bank of East Asia chairman in Hong Kong guilty of HK$10m fraud

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Relative of David Li took an ex-lover and her mother on overseas trips in plan to convince them to put millions into bogus investment company Bank chief's cousin guilty of HK$10 m scam A cousin of Bank of East Asia chairman David Li Kwok-po was convicted of fraud yesterday for scheming to get a former girlfriend and her mother to put ...

  7. Bail for wife of dead investment banker

    Posted May 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The wife of investment banker Robert Kissel had her bail extended yesterday after a closed-door hearing at the Court of First Instance. Nancy Ann Kissel, 40, has pleaded not guilty to one count of murder over the death of her husband, a top executive with US investment banking giant Merrill Lynch, whose body was found dead near their luxury apartment in Parkview, Tai Tam, ...

  8. Police arrest 13 in HK over regional lottery and investment scam

    Posted Jun 27th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... an 'administrative fee' to a bank account in order to collect their prize or investment return. The victims paid amounts ranging from tens of thousands of Hong Kong dollars up to HK$3 million ... Amy Nip The euphoria of believing they had hit the jackpot turned quickly to despair for the victims of a regional lottery and investment scam. More than 160 people- most of them Chinese- ...

  9. Court told of US$13m global investment scam

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Eight people landed in court yesterday for their part in a US$13 million fraudulent investment scheme that involved a long list of investors from 50 countries around the world, including 5,121 from Hong Kong. The District Court said a Hong Kong investment fund called SMFund was at the heart of the scam, which was run like a pyramid scheme. The fund was set up in 2006 ...

  10. Ex-bank officer jailed over HK$14m fraud

    Posted Apr 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chow earned HK$35,000 a month overseeing 800 customers. He received an HK$8,000 bonus from the bank for his 'outstanding performance', which was boosted by the illegal investments he ... Austin Chiu A former Hang Seng Bank officer was jailed for three years and eight months yesterday for using more than HK$14 million of customers' money to make unauthorised ...




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