Birmingham City owner to be sentenced in Hong Kong

Carson Yeung could face up to 14 years in jail Credit: Reuters

Carson Yeung the owner of Birmingham City Football Club is due to be sentenced in Hong Kong today.

He has been found guilty of five counts of money laundering by a court in Hong Kong. The 54-year-old had denied laundering HK$720 million (£55.4m) through his bank accounts between 2001 and 2007.

He could face up to 14 years in jail.

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Carson Yeung jailed for six years over money laundering

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