Accountant accused of theft

AN accountant appeared in Eastern Court yesterday on multi-million dollar theft charges.

Kong Mo-ng, 54, faces four counts of theft and one count of attempted theft involving more than $11 million between May and December last year.

Commercial Crime Bureau Detective Inspector David Cope told the court that more charges would be laid against Kong after further inquiries into the alleged theft of a total of $17.5 million.

No plea was taken and magistrate Fergal Sweeney adjourned the case until May 16.

Kong was remanded in custody.