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Warwick Reid

City's 'creative' dealing with corruption a lesson to follow

Recently the Director of Public Prosecutions Kevin Zervos called for tougher civil laws to recover "dirty money".

Tuesday, 7 May, 2013, 5:05am

Warwick Reid: should we forgive his crimes?

The news that Warwick Reid, the disgraced former director of public prosecutions, is helping people with employment problems in his native New Zealand was met with incredulity in some quarters.

12 Mar 2013 - 5:21am 5 comments

Letters to the Editor, March 2, 2013

I disagree with the letters by Cherry Yau ("Containers are not suitable living spaces", February 26) and Lau On-yin ("Another from of substandard housing", February 26).

2 Mar 2013 - 3:30am

Warwick Reid's legal hobby draws attention 'for all the wrong reasons'

HKEye, Week of February 11

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Shamed prosecutor Warwick Reid says new legal firm is just a hobby

Disgraced former top prosecutor Warwick Reid has removed his image and most of the content from a website promoting his "legal services" business in New Zealand after an outcry from the Hong Kong legal community. The former acting director of public prosecutions - jailed for eight years in 1990 for taking HK$12.4 million in bribes - told the Post the ReidLegal company was only a hobby and he had been working as a bus driver to make ends meet.

18 Feb 2013 - 3:16pm 1 comment

Former top HK prosecutor Warwick Reid tells of his shame over crimes

Former Hong Kong prosecutions chief Warwick Reid yesterday spoke of the "shame" he feels about his criminal past. Reid, the most senior legal official ever convicted of corruption in Hong Kong, also said that since his deportation in 1994 his life had been "devastated".

16 Feb 2013 - 3:46am

Fury as corrupt ex-Hong Kong prosecutor Warwick Reid sets up new legal firm

EXCUSIVE: A top Hong Kong prosecutor jailed for corruption has caused outrage in the city by reinventing himself as a legal services expert. Warwick Reid, a former acting deputy director of public prosecutions, was sentenced to eight years in 1990 for taking HK$12.4 million in bribes. He was deported to his native New Zealand after serving four years.

18 Feb 2013 - 3:13pm 12 comments

How corruption scandal of shamed prosecutor Warwick Reid unfolded

It was Black Hawk Down, but not on the war-torn streets of Somalia depicted in Ridley Scott's 2001 Hollywood blockbuster. The date was November 29, 1994, and the venue was the maximum security Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre in the New Territories. The notoriety of Warwick Reid, who rose to the position of Hong Kong's top prosecutor, and the perceived threat to his safety forced the British colonial government into drastic action.

15 Feb 2013 - 5:40am 1 comment

Solicitor had 'no idea' about Reid bribe

Solicitor Geoffrey Booth had 'no idea' a $5 million bribe was to be paid to corrupt ex-prosecutor Warwick Reid in return for providing a statement which could help his client, a jury was told yesterday.

Booth, 45, chairman of the Law Society's criminal law and procedure committee, said he had tried to dissuade Reid from seeking a financial reward.

23 May 1998 - 12:00am