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|HONG KONG Cheap Joe Montana Jersey , March 7 (Xiuhua) -- Carson Yeung, Hong Kong businessman and majority shareholder of English soccer club Birmingham City, was sentenced to six years in jail on Friday for laundering 721 million HK dollars (about 94 million U.S. dollars).
Yeung, 54, was found guilty on Monday of five charges of money laundering through five bank accounts between January 2001 to December 2007.
The court had heard that Yeung and his father Wholesale San Francisco 49ers Jerseys , who died in 2012, reported no earnings for four or five years between 2001 and 2007 while enormous sums were deposited into their five bank accounts.
The prosecution charged that the deposits were made by various parties with no apparent reasons. Some were made by securities firms and a Macao casino company, while others by unknown parties.
Handing down the sentence, Hong Kong District Court Judge Douglas Yau said, "The sentence must include an element of deterrence to discourage those who are in a position to exploit the system."
"Maintaining the integrity of the banking system is of paramount importance if Hong Kong is to remain an international finance center Wholesale 49ers Jerseys ," Yau added.
The prosecution will apply on April 3 for confiscation of some 400 million HK dollars of Yeung's assets, which has been frozen by a court injunction pending the outcome of the trial.
Yeung bought the Birmingham City in 2009 for 731 million HK dollars and was arrested in June 2011. He resigned from all his posts in the club's holding company last month but remains the club's biggest shareholder. (1 U.S. dollar = 7.76 U.S. dollars)
TEHRAN, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Iran said Sunday it had blocked all flights to and from Iraq's Kurdistan at the request of Baghdad, one day ahead of Kurdistan's independence referendum, official news agency IRNA reported.
"At the request of the central government of Iraq Cheap San Francisco 49ers Jerseys , all flights from Iran to Sulaymaniyah and Erbil, as well as all flights through our airspace originating from the Kurdistan region, have been stopped," official news agency IRNA quoted the spokesman for the Supreme National Security Council, Keivan Khosravi Cheap 49ers Jerseys , as saying.
The move comes amid "the insistence" of Kurdistan officials in holding the referendum, he added, without specifying when the ban would be lifted.
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Carlo Ancelotti's perfect start with Bayern Munich will be put to the test against Champions League runners-up Atletico -Madrid at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday in a rerun of last season's scintillating semifinal tie.
The Bundesliga leaders have won eight games out of eight -under the Italian coach in all competitions Cheap Eric Reid Jersey , with five league victories accompanying glory in the German Super Cup and an easy win in the German Cup.
Bayern thrashed Rostov 5-0 in their Champions League Group D opener but midfielder Xabi Alonso warned they will come under much greater scrutiny against Atletico, who have conceded just two goals in seven games in all competitions.
The clubs also met in the 1974 final with Bayern prevailing in a replay, but Diego Simeone's -Atletico are formidable in front of their own fans and unbeaten this season so will be hopeful of ending Bayern's perfect record so far in this campaign.
"We're happy with the start we have made but we know that this is the first really powerful team we're going to face. What we've achieved up to now could all fall apart in 90 minutes," Alonso told Spanish newspaper Marca on Monday.
Atletico knocked Bayern out of the competition last season on away goals in a thrilling two-legged tie and Alonso is expecting more of the same from Atletico. "I think they are a very similar team to last year, they are competitive Cheap Daniel Kilgore Jersey , hard-working, always well organized. They have positive aggression, they always compete to the limit."
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For Alonso, the Italian coach Cheap Bradley Pinion Jersey , who also had two Champions League triumphs with AC -Milan, has not altered much since -succeeding Pep Guardiola in the summer.
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