One of the exchanges between Jimmy Lai Chee-ying (pictured) and his top aide Mark Simon shows that Lai spent some HK$3 million to HK$3.5 million to help the plebiscite. Photo: Felix Wong
One of the exchanges between Jimmy Lai Chee-ying (pictured) and his top aide Mark Simon shows that Lai spent some HK$3 million to HK$3.5 million to help the plebiscite. Photo: Felix Wong

update | Media mogul Jimmy Lai ‘spent HK$3.5m on Occupy Central vote’, leaked emails show

Leaked emails show tycoon privately dismissed organisers as idealists, while his media group helped with animated guide on resisting police

One of the exchanges between Jimmy Lai Chee-ying (pictured) and his top aide Mark Simon shows that Lai spent some HK$3 million to HK$3.5 million to help the plebiscite. Photo: Felix Wong
One of the exchanges between Jimmy Lai Chee-ying (pictured) and his top aide Mark Simon shows that Lai spent some HK$3 million to HK$3.5 million to help the plebiscite. Photo: Felix Wong
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