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  • Dec 28, 2014
  • Updated: 4:53pm

Patsy Moy

Account for missing files, justice department told

A judge has ordered the Department of Justice to reveal which prosecution documents relating to a fraud trial were deleted from its computers. The trial was adjourned last month because of the missing evidence.

Thursday, 14 June, 2012, 12:00am

Bank lets witnesses be absent, court told

DBS Bank (Hong Kong) allows customer relations managers to sign as witnesses to bank documents even if not present at meetings with customers, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

HK happier than before

Despite the financial crisis and high inflation, almost two thirds of Hongkongers say they have been happy with their lot in 2011 - the highest proportion in six years, according to a University of Hong Kong survey.

Last year the 'happiness' quota was 56 per cent, compared to 55 per cent in 2009 and 52 per cent in 2008.

31 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Destroyed by mistress from hell

It's a case that makes Fatal Attraction look tame.

The Hollywood thriller about a mistress who turned vengeful has haunted plenty of men with cheating hearts since its 1987 release. But it has nothing on the tale that unravelled in District Court about businessman Mr X and his former lover Ki Chun-yim.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

My message was changed, ex-lover says

An alleged blackmail victim said yesterday that a text message he sent to his dumped mistress had been changed before it was submitted to the court as evidence.

1 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Blackmail trial told of mystery pregnancy

A dumped mistress accused of trying to blackmail her ex-lover for HK$139 million told him she had had a child by him but never let him see it or even know its sex, a court heard yesterday.

'She never showed any evidence to me she had given birth and there was absolutely no evidence about the existence of the child,' the man, identified only as Mr X, told the District Court.

30 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Ex-lover 'Chased me with chopper'

A wealthy businessman told a court yesterday how his former mistress chased him down eight flights of stairs wielding a chopper.

The man, identified only as Mr X, claims he was being blackmailed by the woman, Ki Chun-yim, 39, after he ended their relationship.

27 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Woman's death threats 'drove us to despair'

A wealthy businessman and his wife saw their mental health deteriorate after a string of death threats and harassment from his dumped mistress, who attempted to blackmail them out of HK$139 million, a court heard yesterday.

26 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Ex-lover's 'HK$139m blackmail'

A bar manager demanded payments totalling HK$139 million from her wealthy former lover and threatened to kill his wife, daughter and business partner if he didn't give her the money, the District Court was told yesterday.

Ki Chun-yim, 39, was with the man, identified only as Mr X to protect his identity, for about a year.

25 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Frustrated family still waiting to have their complaint heard

The family of philanthropist Anita Chan Lai-ling say they are frustrated by repeated delays to a Medical Council disciplinary hearing on radiologist Dr Yau Yat-yin, who has now been arrested in connection with Chan's death.

Her eldest son, Anson Chan Yiu-cheung, said yesterday that the family had filed a complaint with the Medical Council against Yau in May last year.

6 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Telcoms law 'does not cover' radio

The 75-year-old Telecommunication Ordinance restricts freedom of speech and should not have been used to convict six Citizens' Radio activists in 2009, the Court of Appeal heard yesterday.

Martin Lee Chu-ming SC, representing four of the six activists, said section 23 of the ordinance banned anyone from delivering any messages using an unlicensed method of telecommunication.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Officer denies trying to evade taxi fare

An expatriate officer has denied trying to escape paying a taxi fare of HK$161.50 while drunk outside a police station.

Senior Inspector Andrew Livesey, 47, pleaded not guilty in Kwun Tong Court yesterday to three charges - making off without payment, obstructing a police officer, and being drunk and disorderly - on May 12.

16 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Developer cannot begin building in Mei Foo before December hearing

A developer wanting to build a high-rise at Mei Foo Sun Chuen has no legal argument to secure an interim injunction preventing protesting residents from blocking the site because it is not in a position to start work, the Court of Appeal says.

16 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Acid attacker, 60, gets 10-year prison sentence

A man who attacked a couple with acid was jailed for 10 years yesterday at the Court of First Instance.

Tam Kong-keung, 60, had admitted two counts of throwing corrosive fluid on Hung Hom boutique proprietors Yuen Kin-wah and Wan Chan-hing after a dispute. Yuen suffered permanent disfigurement.

13 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Pair held over theft at gala dinner granted bail

A man and woman arrested after allegedly enjoying a free meal and taking souvenir gifts while posing as guests at the Hong Kong Journalists Association's annual gala dinner were released on bail yesterday.

The man, 49, and the woman, 58, who have not been charged, had been held in police custody since Friday night.

22 May 2011 - 12:00am