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Birmingham City owner jailed for for laundering

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Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung was on Friday jailed for six years for money laundering, after a Hong Kong trial that put the mysterious fortune of the hairdresser-turned-businessman under intense scrutiny. 

This file photo taken on May 3, 2013 shows Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung arriving at the Wanchai district court in Hong Kong

Judge Douglas Yau said the sentence sent a strong message against white-collar crime in the southern Chinese city, following the 54-year-old's conviction on five charges of laundering HK$721 million ($93 million).

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