Born in February 1960, Carson Yeung Ka-sing is a Hong Kong businessman and former hairdresser best known as the owner of Birmingham FC. He is also chairman and executive director of Birmingham International Holdings, an investment, entertainment and sportswear firm registered in the Cayman Islands. In June 2011, Yeung was arrested at his Hong Kong home in connection with alleged money laundering. He was subsequently charged with dealing with property known or believed to represent proceeds of an indictable offence.
Carson Yeung Ka-sing, the owner of English soccer club Birmingham City, has filed an appeal against his conviction and six-year jail term for laundering HK$721 million.Thursday, 27 March, 2014, 10:22am
Jailed Birmingham City Football Club owner Carson Yeung Ka-sing has been sued by a money-lending company for failing to repay a loan and interest amounting to HK$2.3 million since July last year.25 Mar 2014 - 6:26pm
Carson Yeung Ka-sing, a hairdresser-turned-businessman who was once the majority shareholder of the Birmingham City Football Club, has been jailed for money laundering following a lengthy trial spanning nearly an entire year.7 Mar 2014 - 9:45pm 1 comment
An anonymous letter of complaint written in English triggered the investigation that ended with one-time high-flyer Carson Yeung Ka-sing behind bars yesterday. Police disclosed this as the hairdresser-turned-businessman and owner of English soccer club Birmingham City started a six-year jail term for money-laundering.8 Mar 2014 - 2:13am
The Birmingham City boss, who was found guilty of laundering HK$721 million using five Hong Kong bank accounts, is expected to be given a custodial sentence on Friday.4 Mar 2014 - 10:45am 16 comments
Beleaguered Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung Ka-sing has resigned from all his positions with English soccer club Birmingham City, its holding company announced yesterday.
The 53-year-old, who took over City in 2009, has spent a lot of time in Hong Kong courts since 2011, when he was charged with five counts of money laundering involving HK$723 million.7 Mar 2014 - 5:46pm
Birmingham City Football Club boss Carson Yeung Ka-sing's evidence in his money laundering trial was at variance with that of his accounting expert, and he gave more than one version of some of the contentious issues, the prosecution said.7 Mar 2014 - 5:45pm
Birmingham City Football Club is "priceless", its boss Carson Yeung Ka-sing says in dismissing talk of an Italian millionaire's proposed acquisition bid, estimated at HK$248 million.7 Mar 2014 - 5:46pm
Birmingham City soccer club boss Carson Yeung Ka-sing has for a second time asked the court to halt his HK$721 million money laundering trial, after his first attempt failed in May.9 Nov 2013 - 6:41am
Birmingham City Football Club boss Carson Yeung Ka-sing said he accepted cheques involving millions of dollars from staff members of Macau casino junket operators because the money came from his investment capital in those firms, a court heard yesterday.1 Nov 2013 - 2:46am