Carson Yeung to appeal against conviction

REPORTS from Hong Kong suggest that Birmingham City majority shareholder Carson Yeung has filed an appeal against his conviction and six-year jail term for laundering HK$721m (£55m).

According to the South China Morning Post newspaper, a spokesperson for the judiciary confirmed that Yeung had filed the notice of appeal within the deadline of 28 days from his sentence in district court on March 7.

Yeung - a former hairdresser - was found guilty of laundering the money using five bank accounts at Wing Lung Bank and HSB... For the full story register now for free or login below...