Video firm owner in bribe case
A VIDEO company owner yesterday appeared before South Kowloon Court charged with offering $112,000 in bribes in return for video production projects for Beyond and Jacky Cheung concerts and for STAR TV.
Kwong Chun-wah, 38, proprietor of Videomovie and Advertising Production Service, is alleged to have offered an advantage of $90,000 on October 17, 1991, to the general manager of Big Honor Investment Ltd, Mr Tom Chiu Wai-kwong, alias Mr Chiu Wai-lam. In return, Kwong expected the video production projects for Beyond and Jacky Cheung concerts to go to his company.
Kwong is also charged with offering $22,000 to Mr Chiu on October 25, 1991, in return for projects for STAR TV's Chinese Channel. He pleaded not guilty.
Magistrate Mr Fergal Sweeney set the trial date for May 24 and granted bail of $50,000 plus $50,000 in Kwong's recognisance.