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  1. More than HK$3m laundered in stock-buying scam, court told

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A British consultancy-company owner allegedly laundered more than HK$3 million generated by a fraudulent stock-buying scheme through an HSBC account he opened in Hong Kong, a court heard yesterday. A retired London judge, Clive Callman, was among 27 British victims allegedly lured to deposit money into the company's account to secure bogus stock transactions. ...

  2. Bossini chairman quits

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Bossini International Holdings' controlling shareholder, Law Ka-sing, quit as chairman yesterday. The company said in a statement to the stock exchange last night Mr ... which could have triggered a mandatory takeover offer. However, a day later, the stock plunged when the retail chain best known for its cheap T-shirts and shorts announced that Mr Law's ...

  3. Unlicensed stock traders arrested

    Posted Oct 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Shanghai police arrested two unlicensed stock traders for allegedly offering trading tips to retail investors and for illegally managing a 100 million yuan equity fund, a source with knowledge of the case said. The case, the second of its kind in less than three months, added to evidence that the mainland is intensifying its crackdown on stock market ...

  4. Only fair to put property crooks in locked 'homes'

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... month when sentencing two warrant traders to jail, one to 33 months and one to 36. Their heinous, unspeakable crime had been to flip an illiquid warrant between themselves on the stock market ... Development did in the property market? Ah, I have it. There is a law against it in the stock market and there is not a law against it in the property market. How silly of me not to have realised. ...

  5. Courts to take on cases linked to stock trading

    Posted Sep 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Shanghai-based Ronghe Law Firm. 'A series of notorious stock fraud cases have tarnished the reputation of the country's capital market and the officials hope to send a wake-up call to those who ... against stock market misconduct were laid out in September 2001 when the supreme court issued a circular to lower-level courts requiring them not to accept cases related to price rigging ...

  6. Police seek Hong Kong victims of Cambodian 'boiler room'

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... and Telecommunications Ministry believe the unnamed foreigners encouraged investors to buy stocks and bonds in companies that were suspect or did not exist. The gang of 14 Britons, two Americans, an Australian, ... shares, to sell stocks'. 'The total bill is now US$27,678, and we are going to make them pay the money,' he said. Mr Chem Sangva said it took authorities nearly three weeks ...

  7. Man guilty of stock scheme

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A jobless man cheated four people out of more than HK$1.2 million after persuading them to invest in stocks with him, a court heard yesterday. Au Wing-kun, 52, kept his victims' money after promising to invest it, Deputy Judge Adriana Tse Ching was told in District Court. Au told police that he had lost the money on the stock market. He pleaded guilty to four ...

  8. Economy, rent surge slow shops market

    Posted Oct 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'There are many uncertainties in the market, such as the slump in stock prices and concerns over economic growth, and people are worried about the economy and outlook for the property ... Colliers International, believes leasing activities in core shopping areas such as Central and Tsim Sha Tsui will remain unaffected by rising rents and the latest stock market turmoil. She said ...

  9. Pair jailed for stocks swindle

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Two Indians were jailed for 26 and 18 months by the District Court yesterday for taking part in a scam to swindle more than HK$3 million through unauthorised internet trading in stock market derivatives. It was the city's first successful prosecution of such unauthorised internet trading. Four victims' securities trading accounts or bank accounts were used ...

  10. Hontex challenges SFC case for IPO refund

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the SFC could not seek claims for investors from US hedge fund Tiger Asia Management unless it could first get the market misconduct tribunal to rule against Tiger Asia or obtain a criminal ...




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