The District Court in Wan Chai. The defence counsel said So Wing-yiu, 71, became addicted to gambling after retiring from the Hong Kong Police Force in 1994. Photo: Nora Tam

Four associates of bookmaking ex-sergeant in Hong Kong police found guilty of laundering more than US$12.8m from illegal horse and football betting

  • Four men, including brother-in-law, younger brother and former subordinate allowed bank accounts to be used for channelling illicit funds
  • Judge says ‘Imprisonment is inevitable’ – as sentence to be handed down August 29
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The District Court in Wan Chai. The defence counsel said So Wing-yiu, 71, became addicted to gambling after retiring from the Hong Kong Police Force in 1994. Photo: Nora Tam
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