Born in February 1960, Carson Yeung Ka-sing is a Hong Kong businessman and former hairdresser best known as the owner of Birmingham FC. He is also chairman and executive director of Birmingham International Holdings, an investment, entertainment and sportswear firm registered in the Cayman Islands. In June 2011, Yeung was arrested at his Hong Kong home in connection with alleged money laundering. He was subsequently charged with dealing with property known or believed to represent proceeds of an indictable offence.
The 53-year-old is dismissed following 2-1 Championship loss to Nottingham Forest on Saturday – their fifth straight defeat
Convicted money launderer and former English Premier League soccer chairman Carson Yeung Ka-sing was freed from jail after Hong Kong’s top court granted him the right to challenge his conviction.
Jailed former Birmingham City Football Club owner Carson Yeung Ka-sing has claimed in his money-laundering appeal hearing that prosecutors charged him too broadly, thereby limiting his options to defend himself.
Businessman may not have known of criminal origins, appeal hearing told
Convicted money launderer and former top-flight English soccer club owner Carson Yeung Ka-sing is still making business moves from his maximum-security cell in Stanley Prison.
Former Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung Ka-sing’s bail application was rejected because an appeal against his conviction for money-laundering had little chance of success, a Court of Appeal judge said.
A judge refused former Birmingham City Football Club boss Carson Yeung Ka-sing's application for bail, pending appeal against his conviction and six-year jail term for laundering HK$721 million.
Birmingham International Holdings (BIH) has warned investors to expect a significant loss for the year ended June 30.
Birmingham International Holdings (BIH) announced yesterday it had received a non-binding offer from a third party in relation to a possible acquisition of a 24 per cent interest in Birmingham City Football Club.
Carson Yeung Ka-sing, a hairdresser-turned-businessman who was once the majority shareholder of the Birmingham City Football Club, has been jailed for money laundering following a lengthy trial spanning nearly an entire year.
An anonymous letter of complaint written in English triggered the investigation that ended with one-time high-flyer Carson Yeung Ka-sing behind bars yesterday. Police disclosed this as the hairdresser-turned-businessman and owner of English soccer club Birmingham City started a six-year jail term for money-laundering.
The Birmingham City boss, who was found guilty of laundering HK$721 million using five Hong Kong bank accounts, is expected to be given a custodial sentence on Friday.
Birmingham City Football Club boss Carson Yeung Ka-sing's evidence in his money laundering trial was at variance with that of his accounting expert, and he gave more than one version of some of the contentious issues, the prosecution said.
Birmingham City Football Club is "priceless", its boss Carson Yeung Ka-sing says in dismissing talk of an Italian millionaire's proposed acquisition bid, estimated at HK$248 million.
Birmingham City soccer club boss Carson Yeung Ka-sing has for a second time asked the court to halt his HK$721 million money laundering trial, after his first attempt failed in May.
Birmingham City Football Club boss Carson Yeung Ka-sing explained in court how he amassed wealth of up to HK$100 million in 2000 from running upmarket salons, property investments in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong, and stock dealings.