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Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung guilty of money laundering

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A Hong Kong court on Monday found Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung guilty of five counts of money-laundering, completing the former hairdresser's fall from grace since taking over the club in 2009. 

Carson Yeung (right) and Birmingham City Football Club vice-president Mike Wiseman pose for pictures at St Andrews in Birmingham, central England, on October 15, 2009

The 54-year-old businessman had denied laundering HK$720 million (US$93 million) between 2001 and 2007, and repeatedly tried to halt proceedings over the course of the trial, claiming irregularities.

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