Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung, the owner of English football ...
Dec 7th, 2011
(Reuters) - Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung, the owner of English football club Birmingham City, leaves a district court after a brief pre-trial in Hong Kong December 7, 2011. As head of Hong Kong-listed Birmingham International Holdings Ltd , the tycoon was arrested in June and is awaiting trial on five counts of alleged money laundering of more than HK$720 million ($92.4 million). REUTERS/Bobby Yip (CHINA - Tags: CRIME LAW SPORT SOCCER) -
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