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  1. 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 ...

  2. Twins mark birthday- on basketball court

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on and off the basketball court. This helps prevent unnecessary conflicts at home.' Their great bond has inspired the school team- they finished runners-up in the Division Two Grade ... formula off the court. First, Ka-hei chose to repeat Form Four to achieve the necessary grades in English and mathematics. This year, he is making good progress in Form Five. Then last year, ...

  3. HK hope clay-court training will pay off in relegation contest

    Posted Jun 18th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to playing on clay courts, the surface for the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group Two relegation play-off in Colombo from July 9-11. 'Hong Kong doesn't have a single clay court so we had to look elsewhere,' Ling said, 'Kaohsiung offered us the best venue with conditions similar to what we will face in Colombo. It is going to be an important build-up.' Hong Kong face ...

  4. Court rejects disciple's bid for monk's estate

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A will made in 1973 by a Buddhist monk to arrange for his multimillion-dollar estate had barred his disciple from claiming gold bars and more than HK$430,000 cash, the Court ... and more than HK$430,000. But Mr Justice Andrew Chung On-tak held that she could only get HK$10,000 and US$500, as stated in Ip's will. Ko's claim stemmed from an application made by two ...

  5. Sisters jailed for dodging taxes

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Two sisters were each sentenced to two months in jail yesterday in Eastern Court for evading a total of HK$95,000 in tax by falsely claiming dependent parent allowances. ... had moved to the US in 1990 and not returned. Their mother died in 2000. ...

  6. Alleged kidnapping boss told 'pack of lies', court hears

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the court. 'I disagree,' Chiang replied in Cantonese. Chiang denied any knowledge of the alleged hideout- a pig farm in Yuen Long- and said he did not know his co-accused, truck driver ... that the prosecution claims he did. Chiang has been unable to contact the acquaintance. 'I put it to you that you're telling us a pack of lies about this passing off the car,' Mr Luk said. ...

  7. Monks fight over HK$26.8m trust

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the High Court in connection to the estate. In 1994, a woman filed an action in what was then the Supreme Court, seeking an order to force Ko Oi-chi, Ng Siu-quing and Chow Chi-ming to release ... coins and jewellery left in two safe deposit boxes that were valued at HK$1.66 million in 1992. Ip died on October 17, 1989. In a writ filed in the High Court on Friday, two of his disciples- ...

  8. Court jester for four kings

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... of his own publicity? Unfortunately, our deadline prevented us from telling you more about the evening. But keep reading CitySeen as we'll have more about The Heavenly Kings in a future ...

  9. Gang banked $92m a day, court told

    Posted Jan 14th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... was processing more than $92 million a day when its five-year operation was shut by the Independent Commission Against Corruption, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday. The money, from three ... period and found the three syndicates had deposited $3.2 billion. The amount of foreign currency processed included: HK$1.9 billion converted from US dollars; HK$409.3 million converted from ...

  10. Fraud case pair to fly to hearing in US

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Duncan SC made an application to continue the hearing into one of the charges, conspiracy to steal, and four alternative charges against Tommy Tse and Chung in the US. The court heard prosecution ... testimony from a vital witness who is too ill to testify in Hong Kong. The District Court has been hearing the case of Tse Sui-luen, his son and three others who face corruption and fraud charges ...




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