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  1. Former URA director jailed 15 months for fraud and bribery

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A former executive director of the Urban Renewal Authority, Russel Hui, and his business partner were jailed yesterday for failing to pay almost HK$500,000 in stamp duty ... for nine flats. Hui's business partner, Mok-king-yu, 50, was jailed for 12 months on a joint conspiracy charge. Sentencing the pair, Deputy Judge David Dufton said the Stamp Duty Ordinance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/668827/former-ura-director-jailed-15-months-fraud-and-bribery
  2. Former URA chief guilty of fraud

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A former executive director of the Urban Renewal Authority and his business partner were convicted yesterday of failing to pay almost HK$500,000 in stamp duty on flats ... purchase agreements while the defendants concealed the originals, by which they evaded payment of HK$496,600 in stamp duty, the court was told. The premiums the new buyers paid were excluded from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/667161/former-ura-chief-guilty-fraud
  3. Ex-lawyer jailed four years for $10m theft

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that in May 2001, Fung, Wong & Ha acted for All Link International to purchase a property in Stanley Village Road for $80 million. All Link sent the law firm a $3 million cheque to cover stamp duty and legal fees. Mr Pethes said the defendant pocketed the cheque and claimed the law firm had paid the stamp duty. The second theft arose when a company called Raingate entered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/460613/ex-lawyer-jailed-four-years-10m-theft
  4. Ex-lawyer stole $10m from clients

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ha acted for All Link International in relation to the purchase of a property on Stanley Village Road for $80 million. All Link sent the law firm a $3 million cheque to cover stamp duty and legal fees. Mr Pethes said the defendant pocketed the cheque and claimed the law firm had paid the stamp duty. The second theft arose when a company called Raingate entered into a provisional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/459907/ex-lawyer-stole-10m-clients
  5. Mellower Chim remains every inch a fighter

    Posted Oct 11th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... passing along a long wish list from his voters. It includes the restoration of the minimum 0.25 per cent brokerage commission, abolition of stamp duty, opposition to a proposed narrowing ... is only fulfilling his duty. 'I am elected from the sector and I am doing what I need to do to keep my promise to my supporters. This is what a functional constituency legislator should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/473736/mellower-chim-remains-every-inch-fighter
  6. Community service for National Day protest

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A protester who climbed atop a police vehicle, stamped on it and obstructed an officer during a demonstration on National Day was ordered yesterday to perform 120 hours of community service. Simon Lee Ip-kei, 47, had pleaded guilty to behaving in a disorderly manner in a public place and obstructing a police officer in the execution of her duty on October 1 near ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711924/community-service-national-day-protest
  7. League head faces trial for assault

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... To, a Wong Tai Sin district councillor, pleaded not guilty in Eastern Court to one count of assaulting a police officer in the execution of his duty. Goods vehicle driver Tsang Chi-keung, 44, ... vehicle, stamped on it, and chanted slogans loudly while he held up two flags. The trio are scheduled to appear in court again on March 12 for a pretrial review in preparation for trial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705579/league-head-faces-trial-assault
  8. Officer jailed over Chinese immigrant scam

    Posted Jun 06th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... off on some of the cases in as little as three minutes, received business-class flights and luxury holidays, including a stay in Hong Kong, in return for rubber-stamping the applications, ... in bringing the case to trial. Ling pleaded guilty to four counts of defrauding the Commonwealth, 12 of making a false statement, and one of offering a benefit to affect the duty of a Commonwealth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/640417/officer-jailed-over-chinese-immigrant-scam
  9. UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT

    Posted Nov 16th 2008, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... lot of his father's Dobbs Ferry delicatessen, had been justified. DiGuglielmo, who was off duty, shot Campbell as he attacked the police officer's father with a baseball bat. ... was when his second appeal was turned down in 1999. 'The denial was just a rubber stamp.' he says. 'At that point I told myself 'I'm doing at least 20 years'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660336/until-proven-innocent

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