Tony Lam

Accounts staff blamed for travel claims leak

Privacy Commission accounting staff are believed to have leaked to the press and government details of alleged inflated travel-allowance claims made by the former deputy privacy commissioner, a top bureaucrat claimed yesterday.

Thursday, 6 March, 2008, 12:00am

Ex-privacy boss knew claims for travel not legitimate, court hears

A secretary to former deputy privacy commissioner Tony Lam Wing-hong told a court yesterday he had asked her to prepare expenses claims for two trips when he had known they were private ones.

28 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

My mistake, secretary says of travel claim

Employee tells court of error in expenses case

A secretary to a former deputy privacy commissioner told a court yesterday she was responsible for one of the inflated travel claims that led to him being charged.

27 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Witness in travel expenses case admits 'flexible approach' to claims

A former privacy commissioner yesterday admitted his office adopted a flexible approach on reimbursement for overseas travel after a barrister produced evidence showing that the official had on three occasions claimed more than his official entitlement.

26 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Ex-privacy deputy denies wrongly claiming for overseas travel

Former deputy privacy commissioner Tony Lam Wing-hong yesterday denied misusing more than HK$100,000 he claimed for expenses on trips to Australia.

Lam is accused of dishonestly submitting claims for more than HK$90,000 for air tickets and claiming other expenses for three trips to Australia between February and July in 2005.

21 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Former deputy privacy commissioner due in court on corruption charges

Former deputy privacy commissioner Tony Lam Wing-hong is to appear in court today on four corruption charges related to overseas trips he made while in office.

17 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Countdown to the stay-away order

January Tony Lam (left) becomes acting privacy commissioner

Mid-July Chinese-language media accuse him of using public money for four visits to his family in Australia during eight business trips he made between April and June this year

9 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Privacy official suspended in probe on funding

Deputy Privacy Commissioner Tony Lam Wing-hong has been barred from the privacy watchdog's offices and from contacting colleagues after being suspended yesterday for suspected misuse of public funds.

9 Aug 2005 - 12:00am