Mo Yuk-Ping

Socialite to serve her jail sentence

Disgraced socialite Mo Yuk-ping will serve out her jail sentence after the city's highest court rejected her attack on the legality of the law under which she was convicted.

Thursday, 26 July, 2007, 12:00am

Flexibility in fraud laws defended

Fraudsters were an infinitely creative group and the laws required to stop them needed to be able to take account of their varied crimes, the city's highest court heard yesterday.

6 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Charge against jailed socialite too broad, lawyer tells top court

Disgraced socialite Mo Yuk-ping is contesting her jailing on a charge of conspiracy to defraud by attacking the nature of the charge itself.

5 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Extra 16 months in prison for socialite

Jailed former socialite Mo Yuk-ping was handed an additional 16 months behind bars yesterday by a judge who told her she had fallen from a great height and deserved to be humbled.

29 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Jailed socialite conned banks 'to help friend'

Socialite Mo Yuk-ping defrauded five banks of nearly $50 million in credit facilities to generate cash for a friend who was heavily in debt to a casino she had invested in, a court heard yesterday.

27 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Imprisoned socialite admits credit fraud

Disgraced socialite Mo Yuk-ping, who is serving a 31/2-year sentence for share-price manipulation and perverting the course of justice, yesterday admitted fraudulently obtaining nearly $50 million in credit from five banks in Hong Kong.

25 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Jailed socialite wins back $200,000 bail

25 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Socialite now charged with defrauding bank

Socialite Mo Yuk-ping, on trial for allegedly manipulating the stocks of a listed company controlled by her husband, yesterday faced an additional charge of defrauding the Bank of China (Hong Kong).

13 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Socialite's aide tells of share trades

A personal aide to socialite Mo Yuk-ping traded shares in the listed company controlled by her husband through a number of securities accounts opened in the names of her friends to avoid arousing suspicion of the Securities and Futures Commission, the District Court heard yesterday.

8 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Socialite to be tested for fitness to stand trial

Socialite Mo Yuk-ping, accused of manipulating shares in a listed company controlled by her jailed husband, is in custody at a public hospital awaiting medical assessment of her fitness to attend trial.

30 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Socialite on trial is admitted to hospital

Socialite Mo Yuk-ping, who is on trial for manipulating shares in a company controlled by her husband, disgraced tycoon Chau Ching-ngai, has been admitted to hospital after complaining she felt unwell.

Defence lawyer Cheng Huan SC told the District Court yesterday that Mo had been admitted to the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital on Thursday evening.

27 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Socialite is accused of asking aide to lie

ICAC tape cited in case alleging stock manipulation

Socialite Mo Yuk-ping tried to persuade her personal assistant to give a false statement to ICAC officers during their investigation of stock manipulation involving a company controlled by her jailed husband, Chau Ching-ngai, the District Court heard yesterday.

26 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Defendants have right to phone-tap tapes, court told

The prosecution had a legal duty to disclose to defendants all original materials the Independent Commission Against Corruption had gathered in phone-taps during the graft watchdog's investigations, the District Court heard yesterday.

20 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Correction

In some editions of yesterday's South China Morning Post, a photograph published on the front page incorrectly identified Mo Yuk-ping (above), the wife of Chau Ching-ngai.

The person who appeared in yesterday's picture was a friend, who is not connected to the ICAC investigation.

3 Jun 2003 - 12:00am