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British businessman accused of 'bomb detector scam'

Defendant James McCormick

James McCormick, who worked from a cramped office in Somerset, southwest England, sold the devices to countries around the world, including Iraq, for as much as US$40,000 each, it is alleged.

Saturday, 9 March, 2013, 3:41am

Defendant wants lewd pics of men back

A businessman who sexually assaulted a male model he lured to take part in nude photography sessions is demanding the return of 60,000 lewd images of men seized by police.

Jerome Lau Ting-sing, 62, awoke behind bars today as he awaits sentencing after being convicted of one count of indecent assault and two of criminal intimidation.

30 May 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Another Jockey Club member on fraud charges

30 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Tourist says he'll think twice about free tour

The mainland tourist who caused a public uproar with a video clip of a verbally abusive tour guide during a visit to Hong Kong said he would think twice about returning to the city.

22 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Millionaire aims to bring spiritual wealth to mainlanders

From dirt poor to his first million yuan at the age of 24, Lin A has been through many ups and downs. Now 41, Lin is a Guangzhou-based author and inspirational speaker. He created the eye-catching 'company directors' free-hug campaign' in some mainland cities, but was arrested last December as he tried to bring free hugs to Urumqi .

4 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Judge refuses to freeze assets held in trust

Businessman Hui Chi-ming has been denied a court order to freeze assets in a trust the mother of former Easyknit Group chief executive Matthew Koon Wing-yee set up for Koon's wife and children. In June last year, Hui got an injunction freezing the assets of Koon and three others charged with conspiracy to blackmail.

2 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In the report 'Brokerage official guilty of taking HK$1.1 million bribe' published on page B3 on January 8, the businessman witness involved in the case was wrongly named as Allan Wong Poh-meng. It should have been Allan Ng Poh-meng. We apologise for the error.

13 Jan 2010 - 12:00am