Hong Kong jails pro-democracy media tycoon over fraud
Summary by Ground NewsA Hong Kong court has sentenced pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai to five years and nine months in prison and fined him $257,000 over two fraud charges linked to lease violations. His media company, Next Digital, published the now-defunct pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily. The publication was forced to close following the arrests of its top executives, editors and journalists last year.
Published 4 months ago · Hong Kong
Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai gets over 5 years in jail for fraud
Lai, 75, was found guilty of two counts of fraud for covering up the operations of a private company, Dico Consultants Ltd, at the headquarters of the now shuttered Apple Daily newspaper, in what was ruled a breach of its land lease.
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Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai jailed over five years on fraud charge
Pro-democracy Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai was sentenced on Saturday to five years and nine months in prison for fraud, convicted of violating a lease contract for the headquarters of a liberal newspaper he used to run.
4 months ago·United KingdomRead Full Article
Hong Kong sentences pro-democracy media tycoon to jail time over fraud
A Hong Kong court sentenced a pro-democracy media tycoon to five years and nine months in prison on Saturday over two fraud charges linked to lease violations, the latest in a series of cases against prominent activists that critics say are aimed at crushing dissent in the city.
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