The arrest and freezing of the funds have alerted groups that provided financial assistance to protesters. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

HSBC distances itself from police crackdown on protest fundraiser accused of money laundering

  • Opposition lawmaker and lawyer James To says it is normal for a group to receive cash from public donations
  • Criminal law professor Simon Young says using clean money to commit crimes cannot be called money laundering
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
The arrest and freezing of the funds have alerted groups that provided financial assistance to protesters. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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