UK time is: 22:21:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Yeung charged in Hong Kong

Birmingham owner Carson Yeung has been arrested and charged with five counts of money laundering involving the sum of £59million.

Yeung was in court in Hong Kong on Thursday to answer 5 counts of 'dealing with property known or believed to represent proceeds of an indictable offence'.

The charges were for offences allegedly committed before his involvement with Birmingham City, between 2001 and 2007 are the dates given.

The South China Morning Post reported that Yeung was released on bail of £558,000 until the next hearing, which is on August 11.

He was also ordered to surrender his travel documents and report regularly to police.

Yeung took full control of Birmingham midway through the 2009-2010 season in an £81million takeover from David Sullivan and David Gold.

Birmingham issued a statement on Wednesday insisting the situation with Yeung was not related to the club's holding company.

Peter Pannu added: 'People are reminded that in recent years members of the previous board were placed on bail for a significant amount of time and nothing came of it.

'I am only using this as an example to calm any fears. The law says a person is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

'Until I find out more information about this matter there is no further comment to be made.'


Subscribe to RSS headline updates from:
Powered by FeedBurner



JOIN US ON...http://www.facebookloginhut.com/facebook-login/

FOLLOW ON...http://www.facebookloginhut.com/facebook-login/




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Foxxy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 30 2011

Time: 12:18PM

Your Comments

Easy to wriggle free of justice in ol' blighty, not so easy abroad! I don't expect to see him again.
Mr Parker
It's hard to be an optomist when you are up to your neck in sh#@t and the crocadiles are closing in. In the history of BCFC will this be our most controversial period (assuming it's not our last period). I remember growing up playing in the Birmingham amatuer leagues and having to pay 5 shillings to cover the cost of the ref and the pitch, now theres a novel idea for Blues to help pay the bills. Maybe we can get the players to donate! Inner city apartments for sale, highly sort after residences on a new private site called......."St Andrews", ccould this be the future? CY and the previous board appear to have a lot more in common than previously thought, a new definition for the dodgy brothers. This is hardly the platform to launch a challenge back to the prem, the weather forecast predicts stormy weather with no sign of sunshine in the forseeable future. Never mind, as Blue noses we will just Keep Right On.
Massa
Glory glory Birmingham City - you'll always be such a small club. It's a shame really
Valiant Villan™
Now who's laughing.
Green Villan
Naughty boy. Promotion? More like football league 1 for you lot.
Timmsy
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Birmingham Agree Deal With Charlton (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Birmingham Manager Finishes Impressive Peno (Wednesday December 17 2014)

BIHL to Provide Funds for BCFC (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Birmingham Offer Youngster New Deal (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Birmingham Opt to Send Shea Back (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Birmingham Defeat the Final Straw (Monday December 15 2014)

Channel 5 Win Football League Rights (Monday December 15 2014)

Birmingham Clear of Transfer Embargo (Monday December 15 2014)

Power Struggle Sees Pannu Sacked (Monday December 15 2014)

Archived Birmingham City Articles

List All Vital Birmingham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Wolves 21 8 6 7 -7 30
13. Sheff Wed 21 6 10 5 -1 28
14. Fulham 21 7 4 10 -8 25
15. Birmingham 21 6 7 8 -9 25
16. Reading 21 7 4 10 -10 25
17. Huddersfield 21 6 6 9 -11 24
18. Leeds Utd 21 6 5 10 -7 23

Breaking League News

Nottingham Forest v Leeds United Team News
» Leeds Utd : 18/12/2014 21:13:00
LUFC Thompson hoping to help wake sleeping giants
» Leeds Utd : 18/12/2014 20:22:00
LUFC Watford cup tie arranged
» Leeds Utd : 18/12/2014 19:56:00
A Tribute To Max Clayton
» Bolton : 18/12/2014 19:42:00
Boro have the desire
» Middlesbrough : 18/12/2014 18:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match: Birmingham 6-1 Reading
Suggested By:  
Darren Randolph 4%
Paul Caddis 0%
Paul Robinson 0%
Michael Morrison 2%
Jonathan Grounds 2%
Stephen Gleeson 2%
David Davis 2%
Andrew Shinnie 50%
Demarai Gray 27%
David Cotterill 2%
Clayton Donaldson 2%
Guy Moussi 2%
Nikola Zigic 5%
Wes Thomas 0%