In this courtroom sketch, Patrick Ho Chi-ping stands during jury selection on November 26 at Manhattan Federal Court in New York. Graphic: AP

US bribery trial ends with former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho Chi-ping branded a cheat ‘like out of a movie’, who undermined world markets

  • Prosecutors said Patrick Ho’s use of ‘classic’ bribery as he worked for oil firm CEFC China Energy was ‘not how legitimate business is done’
  • But Ho’s defence called the prosecution ‘deeply flawed’ and hammered the credibility of a star prosecution witness
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In this courtroom sketch, Patrick Ho Chi-ping stands during jury selection on November 26 at Manhattan Federal Court in New York. Graphic: AP
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